When these biscuits are cooking you have the most delicious smells of baking and lavender.
125g Butter, softened
125ml castor sugar
1tsp vanilla essence
250ml cake flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp lavender flowers (English lavender is best)
Cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
Add the egg and vanilla essence.
Sieve the flour and baking powder into the mixture. Add the flowers and mix until it becomes a soft dough
Using your hands roll it into a sausage shape, about 5cm in diameter.
Wrap in clingfilm or wax paper and pop it in the fridge for about 30 minutes
Preheat the oven to 180 C
Slice the roll into biscuits of 5mm.
Place on a greased baking tray and cook for 10-15 minutes.