Lavender Earl Grey Cake with Lavender Macarons


Earl Grey Lavender Cake

  • 410g unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 3/4 sugar
  • 6 eggs
  • 4 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp earl grey tea, finely ground
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 400ml milk
  • 2 tbsp earl grey lavender tea (alternatively, use 2 tbsp early grey tea and 1 tsp culinary lavender)

Lavender Buttercream

  • 3 cups icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp culinary lavender
  • Few drops purple food colouring

Lavender Macarons

  1. Earl Grey Lavender Cake
  2. Preheat oven to 350F and grease four cake pans. 
  3. In a small sauce pan, steep the earl grey lavender tea in the milk over medium heat. Once milk comes to a soft boil, remove the saucepan from the heat and let tea steep for 5 minutes. Set aside. 
  4. In a standing mixer with a paddle attachment cream the butter and sugar together. Gradually add in the eggs, one at a time.
  5. In a separate bowl, whisk to combine flour, baking powder, finely ground earl grey tea, and salt.
  6. Add half of the dry ingredients to the butter-sugar mixture and mix on slow to combine. Gradually pour in the milk and add in the remainder of the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.

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