Cookies - a recipe

Cookies - a recipe


Lavender biscuits are a specialty of Provence.


You have lavender in the garden? This is certainly nice to look at and perhaps you will already harvested flowers for sachets, lavender oil or bath additive. But lavender can do more, because its flavor is quite suitable to do ordinary biscuits to taste event. Please make sure that you only use lavender for this recipe, if it is unsprayed.

Batter recipe for lavender biscuits

If you harvest lavender for the cookies, you should pluck only the flowers and use the soft leaves. Woody parts of plants are not suitable. Then rinse thoroughly and pat the harvest them dry. Chop the leaves and flowers as fine as possible and spread them out for a few minutes on a position paper towel afterwards.

  1. Beat until frothy room temperature butter with the sugar and stir the egg under.
  2. Then add a pinch of orange zest and a pinch of salt.
  3. In a second bowl, mix flour and baking powder. However, before you pour the mixture into the foamy mass, sprinkle a chopped lavender and mix it with.
  4. Knead all ingredients vigorously by hand or by using a kneading hook into a smooth dough. Then form a ball of it, beat them in plastic wrap and place the dough for about 45 minutes in the refrigerator.

Shape and bake cookies

  1. Get the dough from the refrigerator, knead it by hand briefly and roll it out on a floured work surface. Then you prick him in a shape of your choice.
  2. Assign. A baking sheet with parchment paper and preheat the oven to 220 degrees before
  3. Place the biscuits with a little distance on the baking sheet and bake them in a preheated oven for about 10 minutes, until they have taken on a golden yellow color. Not fit all the cookies at a time onto the sheet, bake it in multiple passes.
  4. While still hot, you can sprinkle with coarse sugar cookies that you press down slightly. Then let them cool on a wire rack.

Tip: Instead of lavender herbs like rosemary or also basil suitable for unusual recipes.

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