Lemon and lavender cake with light strawberry icing: romantic recipe to share

Nothing happens to get our cheesy side from time to time if we have reasons for it, whatever day it is. And a sweet as aromatic as this lemon and lavender cake with strawberry glazedeserves to be shared with whoever we fancy, be it our partner, family or friends.

The heart-shaped mold is optional, but if you have one at home it is clear that it will be more in line with the recipe. The combination of lemon with the floral aroma of lavender is delicate and irresistible, and the glaze brings a light touch of flavor and color very appropriate to spread the love with the kitchen.

Ingredients

For 8 people

  • 200 g pastry flour
  • Chemical yeast (1 teaspoon)4 g
  • Baking soda (1 teaspoon)6 g
  • Salt (1 good pinch)2 g
  • Sugar175 g
  • Extra virgin olive oil80 g
  • 40 ml of lemon juice
  • Fresh skimmed smoothie cheese100 g
  • Eggs L3
  • Lavender (1 teaspoon)2 g
  • Strawberry150 g
  • Sugar to taste
  • 2 ml of lemon juice
  • Water needed

How to make lemon and lavender cake with light strawberry frosting

Difficulty: Easy

  • Total time1 h
  • Elaboration20 m
  • 40 m cooking
  • 10 m rest

Preheat the oven to 170º C and grease a heart-shaped mold, or with another shape. Sift in a bowl the flour with the chemical yeast, the baking soda, and the salt. ** Mix with some rods in another container ** the sugar with the olive oil, the lemon juice, and the fresh cheese. Add the eggs and beat a little.

Incorporate the flour and lavender. Mix everything well until you get a homogeneous mass without lumps. Fill the mold, equalizing the surface, and bake for about 35-40 minutes, until when you prick the center with a stick it comes out clean. Unmold and let cool on a rack.

For the glaze, wash and chop the strawberries. Place them in a saucepan on the fire with the rest of the ingredients, and cook for a few minutes until they are very soft. Crush with a chopper or blender and adjust the level of sweetness to taste. Paint the cake when it is still not cold so that it absorbs the flavor better.

With what to accompany the lemon and lavender cake

For breakfast, for dessert or as a snack, this lemon and lavender cake with light strawberry glaze adapts to any time of the day in which we feel like a sweet snack. We can save the remaining glaze to serve to add extra tablespoons at the time of serving as if it were a sweet sauce.

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