Lavender-Lemon Bundt - Day #8 of I Like Big Bundts

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Lavender Lemon Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2010
Lavender-Lemon Bundt

So, I'm making 30 Bundts in 30 days. All leading up to National Bundt Day on November 15th. I hope to inspire you to make a Bundt for friends, family, and co-workers. I did this last year (see the 30 Bundts here) and had some recipes that I didn't get to make. This Bundt from Williams Sonoma was one of them!

Lavender Lemon Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2010
I made half the recipe and should have made 6 mini-bundts (the pan with 6 openings)...but I filled 5 openings and they overflowed! I trimmed the excess off the bottoms of these bundts.

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I picked up a jar of dried lavender from Penzey's Spices. I love that store. If you aren't close to one of their stores, they have a nice catalog.
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Thanks to my friend JustJenn who made this fun logo.

Lavender Lemon Bundt - I Like Big Bundts 2010
Lemon zest and lavender are in the batter, and a lemon, honey and powder sugar glaze is poured over the cake. This is light and delicate in flavor...a winner!

See you back here tomorrow for another Bundt! :) - mary the food librarian

Lavender-Lemon Bundt from Williams Sonoma
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JelliDonut said... [Reply to comment]

I love cooking with lavender--this one is going on the list for sure!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I made a very similar Bundt with Lavender, Lemon and Ricotta. Great recipe!

Sasha said... [Reply to comment]

These little cakes look awesome. I love simple sweets like this.

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

Wow, I can barely keep up with your bundts. lol. Love the lemon and lavender combo!!

mr. pineapple man said... [Reply to comment]

looks delicious!!!

JehanP said... [Reply to comment]

Wow..that's a lot of bundt! Good luck!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I like big bundts. . . hahahahaha!

Bakeolicious said... [Reply to comment]

Your cakes look gorgeous and I love the combination of lavender and lemon.

I’d love for you to submit one of your beautiful photos, and a link to your post, to my new food photo gallery showcasing beautiful baking and desserts.

Mary said... [Reply to comment]

I am obsessed with Penzey' is an hour away but so worth the drive.

AmyRuth said... [Reply to comment]

Penzey's closest is 2 hours and in St. Louis but so fun to stroll through.
I love lavender and lemon. Have a cookie recipe with it and limoncello
Very pretty little cakes.

Flourchild said... [Reply to comment]

I love the logo for the Big Bundts..that is so funny! I like big bundts and I can not lie :)..Well your little bundts look good too. My husband was looking over my shoulder and he goes Man those are some nice looking bundts..ha ha!!

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

I love using lavender in baked delicious!

Hillary said... [Reply to comment]

How much fresh lavender would you sub for the dried? I'm excited to try this beauty out!

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