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Recipe: Lavender white chocolate loaf cake

Fluffy and floral!

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As you may know from my social media, I’ve been experimenting with lavender in collaboration with Blue Hill Slovenia, a small sustainable business that sells culinary lavender and other lavender products. I came up with this absolutely delicious recipe for a super fluffy, floral lavender white chocolate loaf cake. It’s really quick and simple to make and it’s perfect for long summer evenings, so get your baking hat on!

Lavender white chocolate loaf cake


  • 200 g (1.5 cup) white flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 115 ml (1/2 cup) cooking cream
  • 115 ml (1/2 cup) olive oil
  • 100 g (1/2 cup) sugar
  • 115 ml (1/2 cup) plain natural yoghurt
  • 120 g (1 cup) grated white chocolate
  • 8 g (1 tablespoon/1 packet) vanilla sugar
  • 1.5 tablespoon dried lavender flower buds from Blue Hill Slovenia
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt

Prep time: 15 min
Baking time: 40 min


Preheat the oven to 180°C (356 °F).

Beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar with a handheld mixer or fork, then add yoghurt, cooking cream and olive oil and mix some more. Mix the dry ingredients in a separate bowl: grated white chocolate, flour, dried lavender flower buds, baking soda, salt and baking powder. Stir into the wet mixture and mix until uniform.

Pour into a loaf pan (about 20×5 cm/8×1.5 inch size) with baking paper and bake for 40 minutes or until it’s completely solid and golden brown. It’s best to check with a fork through the centre, if it comes out clean and not wet, it’s baked. Serve with some lemonade and enjoy!

What do you think? Would you try it?

If you need more tips for cooking with lavender, here‘s a whole post with more details and ideas. Also, drop by Blue Hill Slovenia’s shop for your supply of eco, hand harvested culinary lavender and other products (they ship within the EU).

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10 responses to “Recipe: Lavender white chocolate loaf cake”

  1. Looks yummy

  2. I does look good. I won’t try it because I would eat too much. Self-control with baking is an issue. 😊

    1. Haha I know that problem

  3. No, no, no! There’s nothing white about chocolate :), but otherwise it’s looks tasty. I’ll suggest the dark version of this to my wife nicely. We both enjoy lavender.

    1. Well, there is white chocolate, so… But let me know how it turns out!

  4. This is really an inside joke. I have a running debate with my daughter-in-law who loves white chocolate. I’m the killjoy who argues there is no such thing. But it’s all in fun.

    1. I see. I was thinking the other day that it’s actually not really white, but I guess calling it yellow chocolate would be really unappetizing 🤣

  5. My wife now has the recipe in hand but informed me that lavender probably goes better with White, not dark. Deflated! But she will try the dark.

    1. Who knows, you both might be surprised. 🙂

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