Buttermilk, Ginger, Lilac Flower Cake

Buttermilk Ginger Lilac Flower Cake

  • 1/4th cup butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 cup dried lilac flowers
  • 2 tsps. of fresh grated ginger (or 1 tsp fried powdered ginger)
  • 2 cups flower
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp. of baking powder

Cream butter an sugar together, them cream in eggs, add buttermilk and dried lilac flowers, mix together, grate the fresh ginger in. add flour, salt and baking powder, mix gentle till done, into a 8 by 8 cake pan, bake approx. 45 min at 350

Serve as is or make a glaze topping if you want a touch more sweet, if serving fancy with tea, consider a dollop of whip cream with just a touch of sugared candied lilac flowers as a dressing

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