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Lavender Cookies with Rose Water Icing January 4, 2009

Filed under: biscuits — obsidian @ 7:40 am
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Ingredients:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon crushed food-grade lavender*
1 1/2 cups plain flour
2 teaspoons baking powder

 
Icing:
2 cups icing sugar
5 1/2 teaspoons water
6 1/2 teaspoons rose water

 
Method:
1). Cream the butter and sugar, add the eggs and beat well.
2). Add lavender, flour and baking powder.
3). Spoon out onto a baking paper lined tray, and bake at 190C for 10 mins.
4). Combine the icing ingredients together, and ice the biscuits after they have cooled.

 
 
* Be careful where you get the lavender from, do not use that which is packaged for pot purri as it may contain fragrant oils or be handled in unsanitary conditions.

 
From http://www.thespicehouse.com/recipes/victorian-lavender-cookies-with-rose-water-icing-recipe

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