Lavender Honey Bunches

3 cups quick oats
1-cup butter
2 cups flaked coconut
½ cup honey
1 cup unbleached flour
1 t dried lavender
1 cup packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine oats, coconut & flour in a large mixing bowl. Bring butter, honey, sugar & lavender to boil. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well. Drop by Tablespoon into lightly greased muffin tins. Bake for 12-15 min until lightly golden.

Lavender-Herbs de Provence Chicken

1 t Dried Lavender
1 T Herbs de Provence
1 t sea salt
4 t fresh lemon juice
8 t extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves crushed garlic
½ - 1 T Tabasco sauce
4 chicken breasts
Combine all ingredients together and marinate the chicken for at least two hours. Grill until tender, basting frequently (or bake uncovered for about 40 minutes at 400 degrees).


   Lavender Pound Cake

   2 cups cake flour

   1 teaspoon baking powder

   1 cup unsalted butter, softened

    1 1⁄2 teaspoons dried lavender blossoms

    1 cup sugar

    1 teaspoon lemon zest

    4 eggs

    1⁄2 cup milk


Shift together flour and baking powder, set aside.  In a large bowl cream butter, add lavender, sugar and lemon zest. Continue beating until light in colour and texture.  Add eggs, one at a time, beating througly after each one.  Add half of the flour, mix, add milk.   Fold in the remaining flour, transfer the mixture into a greased and lined 8x4x2 1/2 pan.   Bake at 325 F for 1 hour, cool on wire rack.