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Lavender Icing

Use this lavender icing with our spring cupcakes with sugared flowers.

  • Yield: Makes enough for 2 dozen cupcakes
Lavender Icing

Source: Martha Stewart's Cupcakes


  • 1/3 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried lavender
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • Violet gel-paste food coloring


  1. Bring milk and lavender just to a boil in a small saucepan. Remove from heat, and let steep 10 minutes. Strain, and discard lavender. Whisk in sugar until smooth. Strain again. Add food coloring until desired shade. Use immediately.

Reviews (3)

  • Lav1 9 Mar, 2009

    You can purchase organic lavender buds suitable for culinary use from Stoney Hollow Lavender. Do a search for their website.

  • princesschef 24 Mar, 2008

    McCormick has dried lavender leaves on the market. You can find it in the spice aisle in suermarkets.

  • thiefcatcher 18 Mar, 2008

    where can you get culinary lavender? I found some lavender extract, can that be used?

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