15 Elegant Lavender And Lemon Recipes for Spring (2024)

Essential oils have all but taken over the scene lately. So, when you think of lavender you probably think about using it in your diffuser at night to help for a peaceful slumber. But what about in a dessert? Not only is the scent wonderful for relaxation, but the flavor is fantastic when paired with lemon. In the world of edible flowers, it's *basically* the bee's knees. To add 15 elegant lavender and lemon recipes to your spring repertoire, take a look at the tasty collection below.

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Lavender Lemon Shortbread

Next time you make a pot of tea, these shortbread cookies need to be on the menu as well. Dip into your favorite English breakfast and let your inner Anglophile shine. (via Pastry Affair)

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Lemon Lavender Gin Fizz

co*cktails are a great place to experience all that lavender and lemon have to offer. Start off with gin to mimic the citrus and floral notes, and you’ll be well on your way to being a mixologist in no time. (via The Charming Detroiter)

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Lemon Lavender Tarts

These cute tartlets are perfect for a spring brunch. Plus, they only require four ingredients, so they're a breeze to whip up in a hurry. (via April Golightly)

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Buttermilk Lemon Lavender Scones

Your weekend brunch will never be the same once you master this fresh scone recipe. (via Sally's Baking Addiction)

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Lemon, Lavender, and Earl Grey Mini Cakes

These treats are lightly scented with lemon, Earl Grey tea, and culinary lavender for a posh flavor experience. (via Hummingbird High)

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Lavender Lemon Angel Food Cake

It makes sense that you would flavor something as light and airy as angel food cake with flavors equally as delicate. Use both lemon and lavender in the batter *and* the frosting for a fluid taste throughout. (via The Endless Meal)

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Lavender Lemon Bars

If you dig a strong tart lemon flavor, these concentrated bars are right up your alley. Dried lavender adds a hint of floral essence without overpowering the sour star of the dish. (via Sugar Hero)

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Lavender Lemon Ice Cream

This homemade ice cream screams warmer weather. The creamy citrus base with botanical notes is just about as refreshing as you can get. (via The Kitchen McCabe)

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Lemon Lavender Cupcakes With Blackberry Buttercream Frosting

These pretty cupcakes would be excellent for an outdoor baby shower. Garnish with a sugared mint leaf to take the cuteness to another level. (via Lark and Linen)

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Lemon Lavender Donuts With White Chocolate Ganache

Be sure to coat the tops with an extra thick layer of lavender white chocolate ganache. (via Broma Bakery)

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Lemon Lavender Hamantaschen

You’ll find dried lavender rolled right into the dough of these bright hamantaschen. The middles are filled with homemade lemon curd, but you could totally sub for store bought if you’re short on time. (via What Jew Wanna Eat)

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Lemon Lavender Morning Buns

Imagine waking up to these puppies every morning. Offer the recipe to your work wives and you might just be employee of the year. (via Tutti Dolci)

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Lemon Lavender Meringues

Flip expectations with these bites that have lemon filling piled on top of the meringue, instead of the other way around. (via Cooking Channel)

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Meyer Lemon Lavender Mojitos

If you’re able to get Meyer lemons while they’re in season, you must stock up. They’re slightly sweeter than your average lemon, so if you can’t get them you could add a touch more sugar to this refreshing mojito. (via Boulder Locavore)

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Lemon Lavender Champagne Cake

Have you planned what you’re making for Easter yet? Well, we’ve got a show stopping cake for you. Not only is it pretty, but it’s made using Champagne and boxed cake mix! Two of the best ingredients, in one. (Brit + Co)

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This post has been updated.

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