Honey & Lavender Doughnut

Recipe: Honey & Lavender Doughnut

A “Honey & Lavender” doughnut, embodying the essence of a spring meadow with its soothing and aromatic flavors.


  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 packet instant yeast
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup warm milk
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
Lavender Icing:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp lavender extract
  • Purple food coloring
  • Drizzle of honey
  • Dried lavender buds
  • Edible gold flakes


  1. Dough Preparation:
    • In a large bowl, mix flour, sugar, salt, and yeast.
    • In another bowl, combine eggs, milk, and honey.
    • Mix wet ingredients into the dry until a dough forms.
    • Knead in softened butter until smooth.
    • Let the dough rise until doubled, about 1-2 hours.
  2. Shaping and Second Rise:
    • Roll out the dough and cut into doughnut shapes.
    • Place on a baking sheet, cover, and let rise for 30 minutes.
  3. Baking:
    • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
    • Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden.
    • Cool on a wire rack.
  4. Lavender Icing:
    • Mix powdered sugar with milk, lavender extract, and food coloring for a purple hue.
  5. Decoration:
    • Dip each doughnut in the lavender icing.
    • Drizzle with honey, sprinkle with lavender buds, and add edible gold flakes.

This “Honey & Lavender” doughnut is a serene and flavorful tribute to spring, combining the natural sweetness of honey with the aromatic charm of lavender.

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