Lavender Scented Apricot Sauce

Sometimes apricots can be a little wooly textured and these are perfect to use for this deeply flavoured sauce. Serve chilled over good-quality vanilla ice-cream or pack into tiny pots and top with a thick creme fraiche.

Recipe provided by Fiona at

Rating 5
  • Serves 2
  • Cooking Time 10 mins
  • Preparation Time 8 mins


  • 7 Fresh Apricots
  • 1tbs of Water
  • 1 Sprig of Tender Lavender
  • 1tbs of Cointreau
  • 1tsp of Sugar
Lavender Scented Apricot Sauce


1. Cut each apricot into 4 segments. Heap into a saucepan along with their stones, 1tbs water and the sprig of lavender. Bring to a simmer over a gentle heat for about 8-10 minutes or until the fruit is tender and pulpy. Set aside to cool.

2. Once cold, remove the stones and lavender and placing the remaining fruit into the goblet of a liquidizer. Sprinkle in the tsp of sugar then whizz to a smooth paste.

Serve chilled.

Recipe provided by Fiona

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