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Katie Fae
07 Jan 2016, 00:42
I was browsing Pinterest and saw a recipe for rosemary and salted dark chocolate chunk cookies. It got me to thinking of some other treats I've heard of before such as the lavender lemonade someone posted recently and chili powder in hot cocoa. What are some other herb and sweet pairings?

DanieMarie
07 Jan 2016, 03:51
Mint and lemon balm both pair well with fruit and other sweet dishes.

I made some sugar coated nuts once with rosemary. The recipe involved sauteeing the nuts in butter, brown sugar, and rosemary. They were tasty.

Aniseed is great in cookies. Lavender works well in cookies and cakes, especially when paired with lemon.

Basil tastes good with berries. I like it with strawberries and raspberries.

kalynraye
07 Jan 2016, 14:21
Basil and orange sorbet
Lemon and thyme
Rosemary and grapefruit
Chocolate and cayenne

I will come back with more.

Ohhh ohh I have a rosemary and olive oil cake that is AHmazing.

Katie Fae
07 Jan 2016, 22:22
Aniseed cookies sound delicious! When it warms up, I'll have to make frozen pops out of strawberry basil and orange basil; both sound tasty.

neráida
09 Jan 2016, 06:10
lavender shortbread with rose icing is a favorite of my mom

kalynraye
09 Jan 2016, 16:17
Alright do I have to stay with herbs? Because I can come up with way more savory items to make with dessert if I don't have to stick with dessert.
Like balsamic strawberry swirl brownies, sweet corn ice cream, bacon caramel corn, chocolate gnocchi, apple cheddar galette, and good lady just peddling around I found a beet root cheesecake. Its more savory then sweet but its fun and pretty lookin.

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Oh and I must add that I like tea a lot. So I have made an Earl Grey chocolate turtle, and would love to make an Earl Grey Ice Cream. Chai tea is also one of those thats super versatile and can be used with many desserts.

Katie Fae
09 Jan 2016, 18:45
Alright do I have to stay with herbs? Because I can come up with way more savory items to make with dessert if I don't have to stick with dessert.
Like balsamic strawberry swirl brownies, sweet corn ice cream, bacon caramel corn, chocolate gnocchi, apple cheddar galette, and good lady just peddling around I found a beet root cheesecake.

List whatever you like; I'm open to all kinds of treats. Balsamic strawberry swirl brownies sound very interesting! :)

Marradin
10 Jan 2016, 19:03
Nutmeg or ground almond in Hot chocolate.

Cinnamon in coffee - (sometimes - needs to be the right coffee - never works well with instant.)

Basil with lemon butter (I think some people call it lemon curd)

Kiesha'ra
10 Jan 2016, 19:34
I have recipes for Lavender Creams (tea biscuits), Empire Cupcakes which are made with Violette, Absinthe biscuits with a sprinkle of lavender, Tea eggs (hard boiled eggs cracked the steeped in black tea, star anise, fennel, cloves and cinnamon). Those are just a few I can think of I have many more.

Odahviing
18 Jan 2016, 07:20
Cinnamon in coffee - (sometimes - needs to be the right coffee - never works well with instant.)



We often put cardamom in our coffee.

Hawkfeathers
18 Jan 2016, 09:09
We often put cardamom in our coffee.

I do that sometimes. Otherwise, i drink it 100% black.

kalynraye
18 Jan 2016, 17:08
Cinnamon in coffee is also really good.

Marradin
25 Jan 2016, 04:28
I thought I already said that :)