Earl Grey & Lavender Muffins

There’s nothing to compliment a warm cup of tea on a rainy day like these Earl Grey & Lavender Muffins.

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<!–more–>The lavender pairs perfectly with the earl grey.  You can use both fresh or dried lavender–though, fresh is always better.  For the earl grey, it’s best to use a high quality loose leaf brand. lavendar2DSC_0069

 Earl Grey & Lavender Muffins

Earl Grey Loose Leaf Tea (7 tbsp )
Milk (250ml )
Flour (370g)
Sugar (150g)
Butter, melted (125g)
Eggs, 2, lightly beaten

Lavendar Icing

1/4 cup icing
1- 1 1/2 tbsp milk
2 tbsp lavendar

 

1. Preheat oven to 180 degree Celsius and line 12 regular sized muffin tins.

2.Warm the milk in a saucepan until it is close to a boil. Steep in 3 tbs of Early Grey. Let cool.

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3. Sift the flour and stir in the sugar, lavender leaves and Earl Grey tea leaves (remaining 4 tbsp).

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4. Make a well in the flour mixture and pour in the milk, eggs and melted butter. Stir gently just to combine. Don’t over-mix your muffin batter or they will turn out extremely dense.

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5. Spoon the mixture into the muffin tins till about 2/3 full. Bake for 20-25 minutes.

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6. In the meantime combine 1/4 cup of icing sugar with 1 1/2 tbsp of milk and 2 tbsp of lavender.

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8. Drizzle or coat with lavender icing once the muffins have slightly cooled.

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Today’s rain just got better.

-R

One thought on “Earl Grey & Lavender Muffins

  1. Hey girl, so impressive, I need to make these, I bet they smell delicious. Stay dedicated to the things that make you smile! Love you!

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