Lavender and Honey Cupcakes

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Total Time
1hr 5mins
45 mins
20 mins

This is essentially a vanilla cupcake with lavender-honey frosting. If you can find lavender honey, it will add even more flavor..

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  1. Preheat oven to 400°; place 18 baking cups in muffin pans.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all the cupcake ingredients; beat with an electric mixer until smooth and pale, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Spoon batter into the cups; bake for 20 minutes or until tests done.
  4. Remove pans from oven and cool for 5 minutes; remove cupcakes to a rack; let cool completely.
  5. To make the frosting: In a bowl, beat the cream cheese and powdered sugar with an electric mixer until light and creamy.
  6. Beat in honey and a few drops of food coloring; stir in half the lavender flowers.
  7. Spread the frosting onto the cooled cupcakes; sprinkle with the reserved lavender flowers.