Lavender Pancakes with Lavender Honey

These Lavender Pancakes with Lavender Honey are beautiful, floral, and delicious! Fluffy pancakes with lavender and lemon zest topped with honey infused with more lavender. This recipe will make breakfast delicious and way more interesting!

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I LOVE lavender. No really, it’s one of my favorite scents and flavors. Not everyone thinks of lavender when they think of cooking or baking but I’m telling you it adds such a unique flavor you have to try it.

I use dried lavender buds in a lot of my recipes, but be careful, they pack quite a lot of flavor. You don’t need much of these tiny little flavor bombs to create a wonderful dish.

lavender pancakes with lavender honey on top and on the side

Ingredients to Make Lavender Pancakes with Lavender Honey

  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • salt
  • brown sugar
  • dried lavender buds
  • unsalted butter
  • egg
  • milk
  • honey

How to Make Lavender Pancakes

  1. In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar. Add the lavender buds and whisk to combine everything.
  2. Add the egg, milk, melted butter, and lemon zest to the dry ingredients and whisk again to mix everything together until the batter is smooth.
  3. Heat the griddle over med-high heat. Use non-stick spray or butter to grease the griddle. Once the griddle is hot, pour the batter in the middle to make a 6-8″ pancake. Once you see bubbles popping on the surface and all over the pancake, flip it and cook on the other side.
lavender honey in a jar with dried lavender sprigs on the side

How to Make Lavender Honey

This is a very simple process. You should do this step first so that your lavender honey is infused with as much flavor as possible. You can even do this step a day ahead. Heat the honey in a saucepan over medium heat until bubbles appear. Remove from the heat and stir in the dried lavender buds. Allow the honey to infuse with the lavender as it cools. Strain out the buds if you want before serving. I leave them in because you can eat them and it looks good.

Is All Lavender Edible?

Yes, all lavender is technically edible. However, I highly recommend culinary lavender because it has the best taste and is sweeter than regular lavender which is more bitter. If you are buying dried lavender at the grocery store, it’s most likely culinary, but it doesn’t hurt to double-check. Culinary lavender is available online or you can also grow your own. Check your local nursery!

lavender bunches for drying

Tools to Make Amazing Pancakes

I love my non-stick griddle and couldn’t imagine making pancakes on anything else! You also need a nice wide pancake turner and a sturdy whisk. Here are a few ideas below to get you started.

lavender pancakes with lavender honey that has lavender buds

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lavender pancakes with lavender honey

Lavender Pancakes with Lavender Honey

Lavender Pancakes with Lavender Honey are a beautiful and floral twist to your normal breakfast!
5 from 19 votes
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey lavender, lavender, lavender buds, lavender pancakes, pancakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6 pancakes
Author: EmilyFabulous

Equipment

  • large mixing bowl
  • fine-mesh sieve or sifter
  • whisk
  • silicone or rubber spatula
  • griddle or large frying pan

Ingredients

Lavender Pancakes

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 4 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp dried lavender buds
  • 1 large egg
  • cups milk
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 tsp lemon zest (optional)

Lavender Honey

  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 tsp dried lavender buds

Instructions

Lavender Pancakes

  • In a large mixing bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and brown sugar. Add the lavender buds and whisk to combine everything.
    dry ingredients for lavender pancakes
  • Add the egg, milk, melted butter, and lemon zest to the dry ingredients and whisk again to mix everything together until you have a smooth batter.
    lavender pancake batter
  • Heat the griddle over med-high heat. Use non-stick spray or butter to grease the griddle. Once the griddle is hot, pour the batter in the middle to make a 6-8" pancake. Once you see bubbles popping on the surface and all over the pancake, flip it and cook on the other side. Place each cooked pancake in a warm oven while making the rest.
    lavender pancake on griddle (1)

Lavender Honey

  • Place the honey in a small saucepan over medium heat. Once you see bubbles, remove from the heat and stir in the lavender buds. Allow the honey to cool and steep for at least 20 minutes, more if you can. Strain if desired or serve as is.
    lavender and honey in a saucepan

Notes

  • If you use salted butter, omit the salt.
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