LAVENDER HILL FARM

OF NILES, MICHIGAN LLC

1219 Morris Dr., Niles, MI

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Try these fabulous recipes using our home-grown products.
Lavender Simple Syrup
LAVENDER SIMPLE SYRUP   Ingredients:   1 cup water 3 Tbsp fresh or dried lavender flowers 2 cups of sugar   Bring water and lavender to boil.  Stir in sugar until fully dissolved.  Remove from heat and allow to cool
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Lavender Chocolate Mousse
A chocolatey, light mousse with a pleasant floral note
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Lavender-Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting
A rich creamy frosting with a lemony bite and floral note from the lavender.
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Lavender Cupcakes
A light airy cupcake with a lovely floral note and citrus bite.
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Eldress Bertha's Lavender Shortbread
An old Shaker Recipe using dried lavender as a flavoring.
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Blackberry-Lavender Popsickles
Blackberry-Lavender Popsicles- by Lindsay Larick 2 heaping cups blackberries (could substitute blueberries or raspberries or a mixture) 1 cup sugar 1 ½ cups water 2 T fresh lavender buds (could substitute 2 tsp dried) 6 T fresh lemon juic
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Lavender-Lemon Tea Cake
Lavender-Lemon Tea Cake 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup sugar 3 extra-large eggs 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ cup vegetab
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Chocolate-Lavender-Honey Tart
Chocalate Lavender Honey Tart (Bon Appetit  Magazine, April 2008) Nonstick vegetable oil spray 9 whole chocolate graham crackers (about 5 oz.) 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, room temp, divided 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup whipping
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Cold Lavender-Cantaloupe Soup
Cold Lavender-Cantaloupe Soup (from The Lavender Cookbook with notes by Lavender Hill Farm)  1 cantaloupe (about 3 lb) seeded, peeled and cut into large cubes 4 white or yellow peaches, peeled, pitted and diced (may substitute ripe nectarines
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Lavender, Raspberry and Blackberry Cream Tart
Lavender, Raspberry and Blackberry Cream Tart From "The Lavender Cookbook" by Sharon Shipley Makes 10-12 servings Prepare no-roll tart dough as follows: 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup walnuts 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons dried cu

Almond Lavender Cake
Almond Lavender Cake (by Lillian Julow in Taste of Home)   2 cup sugar, divided ½ cup slivered almonds 1 Tablespoon plus 1 tsp dried lavender flower buds, divided 1 cup butter softened 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1 cup sour cream &frac

Buttermilk Scones with Lavender and Lavender Honey
Buttermilk Scones with Lavender and Lavender Honey Makes 1 dozen scones 1 ¾ cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ¼ cup shortening ¼ cup b

Chocolate-Lavender Brownies
Chocolate Lavender Brownies (from The Lavender Cookbook, by Sharon Shipley with modifications as served at Lavender Hill Farm Open House) 2 teaspoon dried culinary English lavender 3 cups sugar 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup plus

Fragrant Lavender Syrup with Fruit
Fragrant Lavender Syrup with Fruit (Kate Lawson, the Detroit News July 26, 2007)   Make lemon sugar: 1/3 cup sugar 1 tsp finely grated lemon peel   Mash sugar and lemon peel in small bowl and blend well. Should be made at least a d

Almond-Cherry-Lavender Trail Mix
Almond-Cherry-Lavender Trail Mix (The Recipe Exchange)  2 Tablespoons butter 6 Tablespoons lavender honey 1 tsp dried lavender 1 cup rolled or old fashioned oats ½ cup dried cherries 1 cup sliced almonds ¼ tsp salt Place bu

Lavender Dijon Dressing
Lavender Dijon Dressing (from the Lavender Cookbook)   ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons dried culinary lavender, ground ¾ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon m

Lavender Jelly
Lavender Jelly (from whatscookingamerical.net) makes 5 cups 3 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup dried lavender flowers* Juice of 1 lemon  (approximately 1/4 cup) 1 (1 3/4-ounces) box powdered pectin or 1 pouch (3-ounces) liquid pectin 4 cups sugar In a

Seasoned Meatballs with Lavender
Seasoned Meatballs with Lavender (As served at Lavender Hill Farm open house 7/7/07) Makes about 120 small meatballs.   2 lb ground lamb* 2 lf ground beef chuck 10 medium cloves garlic, minced 2.5 cups oatmeal 1/3 cup fresh thyme (may

Goat Cheese Spread with Lavender and Honey
Goat Cheese Spread with Lavender and Honey Serve this tangy spread with crusty bread, seasonal fruits and a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. Lavender honey would complement the cheese and fragrant lavender. Makes about 12 servings 12 ounces soft goa