49 Easy Lavender Recipes (Desserts, Drinks and DIY’s)
In addition to being a relaxation aid, lavender has other health benefits such as pain reduction and skin care. Whether you prefer to use it as food, scents, or body washes, there is something for you on this expansive list of lavender recipes.
If you love a caffeine boost but hate the jitters, this lavender coffee is perfect. You’ll love starting your day on an energetic, yet calm note.
Lavender Pillow Spray
Lavender is a time tested sleep aid, so the perfect place to use it is where you rest your head at night. Ditch Bath and Body Works or other brand names for the joy of making your very own pillow spray.
Their delicate and refined flavors make macrons the perfect dessert to add lavender to. Nurtured Homes even makes perfecting the French cross between a cookie and a pastry super easy.
Keep the chill vibes going with this lavender sangria that’s great for a relaxed brunch or any Summer gathering. The peaches and raspberries included in this drink pair perfectly with the floral notes of lavender.
Lavender Sleep Oil
Improved sleep quality is just one click and two ingredients away. This lavender sleep oil is so simple to make and use that you’ll definitely be adding it to your routine.
Homemade Honey Lavender Body Wash
It’s impossible to know exactly which ingredients are at work in your body washes. That is, unless you make your own. With this recipe, you’ll be ready for a lavender infused spa day in only five minutes flat.
Lavender Simple Syrup
This simple syrup can be used in so many of the recipes on this list or to create your very own creations. You’ll love having some on hand to elevate intimate nights with a loved one or throw fancy cocktail parties for all your friends.
Homemade Honey Lavender Ice Cream
With just 4 ingredients you can make lucious vanilla, honey, and lavender ice cream that doesn’t need any special machinery. Eat it by itself or throw it in an ice cream float.
Lavender Chocolate Bark
Become a gourmet choclatier with this white chocolate and lavender bark recipe. It’s perfect for giving as gifts or stashing away as a treat just for you.
Bedtime Chamomile Lavender Tea
With this chamomile lavender tea recipe you’ll be looking forward to your bedtime routine. Its notes of lavender and chamomile base will calm your mind and relax your muscles.
Homemade Lavender Sugar Scrub
Have a spa day every day with this homemade sugar scrub that is oh so easy to make. It’s perfect for making during a craft day with friends or some much needed you time.
Mint Lavender Shampoo
Another quality of lavender is its support of hair growth. Keep your luscious locks strong and smooth with this chemical free mint and lavender shampoo recipe.
Calming Lavender-Infused Water
Staying hydrated is easy when you have flavorful infused water. This drink is just what you need to nourish the body and soothe the soul.
Homemade Lavender Candles
There are few things more satisfying than saying “I made that myself,” so you’ll adore being able to tell your loved ones that their new favorite soy lavender candles were handmade. They don’t just smell and look great. They also super easy to make.
Lemon Lavender Cupcakes
You’ll love breaking free of boxed batter and impressing your loved ones with this recipe. These refreshing lemon and lavender cupcakes are oh so satisfying and oh so simple to master.
You don’t need a fancy coffee maker to make this delicious alternative milk based latte. Try it with almond milk, coconut milk, or any other dairy-esque cream product you love.
Citrus Lavender Cocktail
Bright citrus and floral lavender blend perfectly in this lemondrop-like cocktail. It’s perfect for infusing your party with the delight of sunshine in any season and at any time of day.
Lemon Lavender Cake
Truly cake-y Paleo desserts are often hard to find and hard to make, but this lemon and lavender recipe that uses almond flour will change all that. It’s perfect for anyone trying to not sacrifice dessert while eating a low carb diet.
DIY Lavender Bath Salt
Bath salts, the go-to product for relaxation and exfoliation, benefit greatly from the addition of lavender as the essential oil is known to reduce inflammation and lessen blotchiness. Not to mention that not much is more relaxing than soaking in lavender scented water.
Homemade Lavender Lotion
The importance of skin care cannot be overstated, so why not take making lotion into your own hands? You’ll love this simple recipe that will guarantee you know exactly what goes into your lotion bottle.
Honey-Lavender Chicken Marinade
There are only 6 ingredients in this fancy-sounding, yet simple chicken marinade. Just like essential oils, food is often a great stress reliever so merging lavender fragrance into your dinner is the perfect way to wrap-up your day.
Lavender Epsom Salt
These epsom salts are sure to make your nighttime baths filled with even more relaxation and health benefits. They are simple to make and also look really pretty as a gift or bathroom decor.
Blending lavender into rich and fudgy brownines is sure to be a crowd pleaser. This recipe is just as simple as any other homemade brownie recipe. Plus, it’s even Paleo.
Infuse tea, glazes, croissants, or anything else you want with lavender by always keeping some lavender-infused honey on hand. This recipe can even be used in skin and hair care products of your choosing.
DIY Lavender Skin Oil
You’ll love being able to sooth sunburns and dry skin with this homemade lavender skin oil. It’s easy to make and store for daily use or when you need it most.
Lavender Shortbread Cookies
Keep the almond flour and lavender combo going with these buttery shortbread cookies. They’re just the pick-me-up you need after a long day and are sure to be a hit at any potluck.
Lavender Hair Oil
If you frequently get headaches or migraines, then this lavender hair oil will be a real life saver. Its all-natural ingredients and pleasant smell will really calm down whatever is making your head spin, pound, or short-wire.
Lavender Chamomile Vanilla Milk
This indulgent recipe is perfect for anytime you need to calm your mind and muscles. It will put you in the right mindset to release the day’s worries and feel refreshed for the next day’s responsibilities.
Vanilla Lavender Scone Bites
This two-for-one recipe makes a delightful midday snack, after school treat, or pot luck offering. You’ll love having these bite-sized scones on hand for the perfect touch of luxury in your day.
Lavender Body Balm
Where body balm differs from other skin care recipes is that it includes shea butter and beeswax to leave you feeling silky smooth. Having some around will ensure that the relaxation of your spa time lasts hours afterwards.
Lavender London Fog
Get a jolt of caffeine without coffee by making yourself a delightful London Fog. Simply combine earl grey tea, lavender, and the milk or dairy alternative of your choice for a royaly good drink.
Lavender Tea Bread
This tea bread is the perfect snack to have on hand for unexpected guests or having a hot beverage with a friend. You’ll love its simple, yet rich flavors.
Lavender Lemon Bars
The freshness of lemon and floralness of lavender pairs perfectly in these delightful lemon bars. They’re great for bringing to the office or stashing in a lunch box.
Iced Honey Lavender Latte with Oat Milk
All the luxury of an iced latte right in your own kitchen. This unique blend is perfect for starting your day with ease or powering through work with aplomb.
Lavender Sea Salt Chocolate Chunk Cookies
Chocolate chip cookies get a lavender make-over in this simple yet scrumptious recipe. The range of flavors in one bite is simply divine.
Besides making salads, vinegar has plenty of household uses that would all benefit from the scent of lavender. Use this vinegar while cleaning your drains, wiping down your mirrors, or even crafting your hair care products.
Vanilla Lavender Lip Balm
Lavender is great at soothing dry skin, so it’s no suprise that it would make one heck of a lip balm. Protect your most sensative skin from the wear and tear of the day with this DIY chapstick.
Lavender Lemonade Float
Floats aren’t just confined to the Cola variety, they’re also amazing when combining lemon sorbet, sparkling water, and lavender. This recipe even provides some tangy tropical vibes with its addition of coconut milk. Try it with your favorite dairy or dairy alternative product.
Lavender Tea Lemonade
This recipe doesn’t just tell you how to make lavender tea lemonade, it also provides a step-by-step proccess for freezing lavender petals into ice cubes to use in any drink you want. Hot or iced, you’ll enjoy how soothing and refreshing making and drinking lavender tea can be.
Blueberry Lavender Jam
Sick of straightforward, storebough jams? Then try making your own with this blueberry lavender recipe. The Lovely Greens does a great job at demystifying the process and walking you through how to know if your jam is setting properly.
Simple Homemade Lavender Syrup
Simple syrup is at the heart of many many cocktails. Knowing how to make your own lavender based version will let you creatively mix up your very own concoctions or adapt time honored recipes.
DIY Lavender Sugar Scrub Cubes
Perfectly portioning out your exfoliating sugar can be difficult sometimes, so doing it beforehand by making these cubes is a great way to know when you’ll need to make more. This and other Happy Mothering beatuy product recipes are really worth investing in a silicone mold and fitting into your routine.
Blueberry Lavender Lemonade
Make the most out of those summertime vibes with this blueberry lavender lemonade. It’s just what you need to relax even on the hottest of days.
Blackberry Lavender Cake
Transform a simple cake into a decadent creation with just lavender milk, blackberry jam, and butter cream. Baking this cake will really make your loved ones feel super special on their big days.
DIY Lavender Dryer Bags
If you’re not a fan of the storebought detergent scent, then these lavender dryer bags are perfect for keeping you calm even while doing laundry. They are just what you need to turn the mind-numbing chore into a meditative moment.
Lavender Rosemary Wax Melts
Keep your house smelling fresh with this delightfully unique combination. Lavender will calm your senses while rosemary will stimulate your mind. It’s perfect for melting in your home office, kitchen, or laundry space.
Mini Blackberry Lavender Cheesecakes
Mini cheesecakes are exactly what you need to eat dessert with reduced guilt and incresed satisfaction. Everyone you share these mini blackberry and lavender creations with will be asking for the recipe.
This lavender tincture can be used to reduce pain and promote sleep. It can even be used to improve symptoms of depression and other cognitive disruptions.
Lavender Honey Cake
You’ll love having the recipe for this perfectly simple yet flavorful dessert on hand for any and all guests to try. Plus, you can even try adding any of the icings or glazes on this and other recipe lists.
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