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Darkish Chocolate Lavender Quick Bread

I like all issues lavender.  I benefit from the aroma of lavender in my residence, lavender vanilla lattes are one among my favourite issues ever, and I like lavender in baked items!  So final weekend I made a decision to make some Vegan Darkish Chocolate Lavender Shortbread!  I’ve made chocolate shortbread earlier than and vanilla lavender quick bread, however by no means mixed the 2 and let me let you know the tip outcome was so scrumptious!  Which is why I’m sharing it with you all!

That is so easy to make and so good!  I used vegan butter for the fats as a result of I really feel prefer it behaves barely higher briefly bread than coconut oil (which I’ve additionally tried).  It offers it the right wealthy soften in your mouth texture.  I used Earth Stability this time however you probably have one other model you like go for it with that one.  I used granulated sugar however maple sugar would additionally work right here should you choose that.  I combined in dried lavender flowers when creaming the butter and sugar with vanilla to present these their heavenly lavender taste.  I bought my dried lavender flowers off of Amazon in bulk.

I combined in an excellent quantity of cacao powder together with the flour and it made these chocolaty, decadent and scrumptious!  I used complete wheat pastry flour however should you choose all objective flour as a substitute, that will work as nicely.  Or should you wished to make them gluten free, use a gluten free flour reminiscent of Bob’s Pink Mill all objective gluten free baking flour.  I’ve used that model earlier than and it really works nicely.  I baked these in a detachable backside 9 inch spherical tart pan and reduce them into wedges but when you did not have that kind of pan you may use a 9×9 inch sq. lined with parchment that drapes over the ends (for straightforward removing), and rating them into squares as a substitute of triangles.

As soon as they had been baked I drizzled them with darkish chocolate and sprinkled them with a contact extra lavender and I couldn’t wait to strive them!  They turned out so heavenly!  They had been soften in your mouth wealthy full of darkish chocolate taste and a touch of lavender and vanilla the darkish chocolate on prime simply the icing on the cake!  My husband liked them as nicely and stored asking for extra!  In case you are a lover of all issues darkish chocolate and decadent undoubtedly give this Vegan Darkish Chocolate Lavender Quick Bread a strive!

Darkish Chocolate Lavender Quick Bread

Makes 16 items


  • 1 cup or 2 sticks Earth Stability or different vegan butter, softened
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp dried lavender flowers
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cacao powder
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups complete wheat pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup vegan darkish chocolate chunks or chips
  • dried lavender flowers
  1. Preheat the oven to 350F levels.
  2. In a big bowl, combine collectively the butter, sea salt, sugar, and lavender till the butter and sugar are nicely included.
  3. Combine within the cacao powder, vanilla and baking powder till nicely included.
  4. Combine within the flour till the dough is uniform in coloration.
  5. Place the dough in a 9 inch spherical detachable backside tart pan and press into the pan till it’s unfold out fully to the perimeters in a good layer.
  6. Rating the dough into 16 wedges utilizing a knife, then poke the items with a fork a number of instances.
  7. Place within the oven and bake for half-hour till set.
  8. Take away from the oven, let sit for 10 minutes then re-cut the place you scored it with a pointy knife.
  9. Let cool fully within the pan.
  10. When the shortbread is cool take away from pan. Prepare on a cooling rack.
  11. Soften the darkish chocolate within the prime of a double boiler, and drizzle over the shortbread.  Sprinkle with lavender flowers and permit the chocolate to set (you may place it within the fridge for about 5 minutes to set it).
  12. Get pleasure from!

Shortbread retains for 1 week at room temperature in an hermetic container or 4 months frozen in an hermetic container.


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