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Lemon lavender cake--This recipe is perfect. The lavender gives the brightness of the lemon such a wistful nostalgic romance. It's a dense, heavenly cake. And the glaze sweetens it to just the right level. Keep in mind it makes a lot--two loaf pans. So cut it in half, or plan to share it with a friend. They will think you are amazing.
lemon-lavender cake: lemon-lavender cake (this is a riff on a classic 1-2-3-4 cake) (printable recipe) Cake 1 cup unsalted butter--room temperature 2 cups sugar 3 cups flour 4 large eggs 1 cup buttermilk ½ tsp salt ½ tsp baking soda 1 Tbs lemon zest juice of 1 large lemon 1 generous tsp lavender