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Lavender & Lemon Sheet Cake

  • Author: Louise


A delicious picnic-inspired cake in an easy-to-transport sheet cake format, this Lavender and Lemon Cake is a one bowl wonder. Decorate with cream cheese icing, fresh Lavender and Lemon Zest.


Cake Batter:

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup Greek Yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup sunflower/canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon juice


  • 250g cream cheese
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • Fresh Lavender and Lemon Zest for dusting


  1. Heat the oven to 180°C
  2. In a mixing bowl, add the dry ingredients followed by the wet ingredients and mix until all ingredients are well combined.
  3. Pour into an ovenproof rectangular dish approx 20 x 30cm and bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of the cake comes out clean. Allow to cool.
  4. In the meantime, prepare the icing by mixing the cream cheese to a smooth consistency, then add the icing sugar and blend until smooth. Add more icing sugar to thicken if necessary.
  5. Decorate with fresh lavender and lemon zest.