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Lavender Cupcakes with Almond Glaze

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the week's recipes. All opinions are mine alone.

Indulge in a delicate delight with our luscious lavender cupcakes topped with an irresistible almond glaze! Brighten up your day with these heavenly treats that combine the delicate floral notes of lavender with the rich nuttiness of almonds. Our cupcakes are carefully crafted to ensure the perfect balance of flavors and textures, leaving you craving for more. At Our Good Life, we take pride in creating unique and memorable desserts that not only satisfy your taste buds but also make a stunning visual impact. These lavender cupcakes are no exception. Each bite is a journey of sweet and floral flavors that will transport you to a tranquil garden in full bloom. Whether planning a special celebration or simply indulging in a moment of self-care, our lavender cupcakes with almond glaze are the perfect choice. With their soft and moist texture, they are sure to impress even the most discerning palates. So go ahead, and treat yourself to a delightful experience with our luscious lavender cupcakes.

Spring is finally here and the sun is shining and we are celebrating the beginning of spring with plenty of spring sweets and a fun giveaway! This year 17 food bloggers from around the country are sharing over 50 sweet recipes that are perfect for spring. So get ready to enjoy amazing spring treats like cupcakes, ice cream, pies, cakes, and more! Thank you to our #SpringSweetsWeek sponsors who are helping us give away some great prizes. Thank you to Melissa's Produce, Taylor and Colledge, and Selefina Spices for your generosity and support. We have an incredible giveaway with three amazing prizes and would love it if you would take a moment to read about it and the prizes that you can win!

Prize #1: A Tropical and Exotic Fruit Gift Basket from Melissa's Produce.

A basket of fruit

One winner will enjoy an abundance of fruit with Melissa’s! This stunning assortment is arranged in a woven basket with cellophane wrapping and colorful ribbon. Fruit may include (depending on seasonal availability): Asian Pear, Baby Pineapple, Blood Orange, Cherimoya, Feijoas, Kiwis, Kumquats, Lychees, Mango, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Persimmons, Pomegranate, Rambutans, Specialty Bananas, Starfruit and Tamarillos.

Prize #2: A collection of Selefina Spices.

Crystalized Ginger:  minced, in a jar, slices

One winner will enjoy a collection of spices from Selefina Spices including: Cinnasational Spice Blend, crystalized ginger, lemon peel, Matcha food grade powder, Purple sweet potato powder, and Ground Cardamom Seeds. Selefina Spices sells an assortment of spices gathered using dedication and care with which we’ve curated their online tea collection. With our decades of experience sourcing products and establishing global connections their mission is to be able to bring you fresher, higher-quality spices and seasonings at lower prices.

Prize #3: A selection of 3 extract pastes from Taylor and Colledge.

Five tubes of extract pastes

One winner will receive a selection of extract pastes to include Almond Paste Extract, Organic Vanilla Bean Paste, and Lavender Extract Paste. In 1897, Taylor & Colledge won its first award for excellence in vanilla. Since then, the Taylor & Colledge commitment to unsurpassed quality has earned its reputation as one of the world’s finest producers of vanilla.

Benefits of Using Lavender in Cupcakes 

Using lavender in cupcakes not only adds a unique flavor profile but also offers several health benefits. Lavender is known for its calming properties and is often used in aromatherapy to reduce stress and anxiety. When consumed, lavender can promote relaxation and improve sleep quality. In addition to its calming effects, lavender also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. These properties can help boost the immune system and reduce the risk of chronic diseases. Lavender is also believed to aid digestion and improve overall gut health. By incorporating lavender into your cupcakes, you can enjoy these health benefits while indulging in a delicious treat. Just remember to use culinary lavender, which is specifically grown and processed for food use, to ensure the best flavor and quality. 

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Friday #SpringSweetsWeek Recipes
  • Blood Orange and Cardamom Bundt Cake from Blogghetti
  • Blood Orange Creamsicle Pie from A Day in the Life on the Farm
  • Blood Orange Crinkle Cookies from Shockingly Delicious
  • Blood Orange Curd Tart from The Spiffy Cookie
  • Cardamom Bread from Art of Natural Living
  • Carrot Cake Cookies from Palatable Pastime
  • Dragon Fruit Cheesecake Tart from Karen's Kitchen Stories
  • Dragon Fruit Lassi from That Recipe
  • Dragon's Turf Smoothie Bowl from For the Love of Food
  • Easter Strawberries Recipe from In Our Spare Time
  • Fig Crumble Bars from Cheesecurd In Paradise
  • Fresh Fruit and Scone Breakfast Board from Hezzi-D's Recipe Box
  • Lavender Cardamom Mishti Doi from Magical Ingredients
  • Lavender Cupcakes with Almond Glaze from Our Good Life
  • Moist Meyer Lemon Loaf from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
  • Tangerine Cheesecake Pretzel Cups from Cindy's Recipes and Writings
  • Tangerine Olive Oil Cake from Jolene's Recipe Journal
  • We share recipes from #SpringSweetsWeek on Pinterest! Make sure you follow the board to see all the delicious recipes shared this week.

    Thank you #SpringSweetsWeek Sponsors: Selefina Spices, Melissa’s Produce, and Taylor and Colledge for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and products to use for #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are my own. The giveaway is open to residents of the United States who are 18 years of age or older. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Three (3) winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The #SpringSweetsWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase is necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, X, or any other social channel mentioned in the #SpringSweetsWeek posts or entry.

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