Prep Time:
5 Minutes
Cook Time:
10 Minutes
Ready In:
40 Minutes
* 3 tbsp Minute Tapioca
* 2-3/4 cups milk
* 1 egg - slightly beaten
* 1/4 cup + 1 tsp sugar
* 1 fresh lavender stalk with leaves
* 1/2 tsp + sprinkles dried lavender buds
* dash of salt
* 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1. Into a medium sized saucepan, add egg and milk and whisk together.

2. Whisk in until well combined, salt, sugar, Minute Tapioca and float lavender stalk with leaves on top. Give it a good stir.

3. Allow to stand for at least 5 min.

4. With heat on medium, bring pudding mixture up to a full bubbling boil, stirring constantly, so it doesn't burn.

5. Remove from heat immediately.

6. Stir in vanilla extract & remove lavender stalk.

7. Fold in the lavender buds.

8. Allow pudding to cool for about 10 min and give it a good stir. In another 10 min, give pudding another thorough stir.

9. Pudding can be served warm or cold. Fill parfait dessert glasses with pudding and garnish each glass with a few lavender buds and a little leaf of fresh lavender, if you have it.

* Option: If desired, pudding can be served with a dollop of whipped cream, then garnished with lavender buds.
Type: Dessert Recipe
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 10 -12 min
Yield: 3 - 4 servings

A favorite at our house is Tapioca Pudding, but a unique twist to that recipe is How to Make Lavender Tapioca Pudding.

The lavender plants in my kitchen garden have matured beautifully this year, and I love to scent my lingerie drawers and linen closets with lavender, so adding lavender to food recipes is another exciting way to enjoy this beautiful herb.

I infuse the milk in this recipe with a fresh lavender stalk and leaves, as well as adding some beautiful, dried lavender buds to the pudding mixture, so you get little bursts of lavender throughout the pudding.

I like to flavor other recipes with refreshing lavender, as well. Dried lavender buds can be found online from Neob Lavender @ NeobLavender.com.

I use Minute Tapioca, but any other kind of tapioca can be used.


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