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Desserts with Herbs: 10 Recipes

Expand your use of culinary herbs by using them in your desserts! These 10 Recipes for Desserts with Herbs will inspire to try some new flavor combinations.

Have you planted your herb garden yet? I’ve got most of my herbs planted, although many of my herbs have been growing in the pots on my deck for years. They definitely slow down in the winter, but I’ve been able to harvest parsley, mint and rosemary year round. I ‘ve just planted my basil, so it should start getting prolific soon now that the weather has warmed up.

Of course, we all use herbs regularly in our salads, marinades, and sauces, but I’d like to start using them more often in desserts. I have several sweet recipes that feature Rosemary (of course, since I’m the President of the I ❤ Rosemary Fan Club) including Rosemary, Fig and Nut Bread, Lemon Rosemary Scones, and Brown Butter Rosemary Cookies but I need to stretch my boundaries and try some different recipes for dessert with herbs.

To that end, I’ve rounded up some delicious sounding recipes for desserts that use herbs. I’m going to start working my way through them, but if you give any of these recipes a try, do pop back in and let me know what you think!

Recipes for Desserts with Herbs

An assortment of recipes for desserts with herbs, including Rosemary, Basil, Thyme, Thai Basil, Mint and Lavender

If you would like to refer back to these recipes for dessert with herbs in the future, bookmark this page or pin the following image.

pin showing several recipes for desserts with herbs.
pin showing several recipes for desserts with herbs.

So, what will be the first recipe you try? Do pop back in and tell me your favorite recipe for desserts that use herbs!

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  1. I made the vanilla tea cakes with lavender infused glaze for Easter dessert! They were a wonderful hit! Can’t wait to make them again

    1. Oh Grace, I am so very glad that your crew enjoyed them as much as mine does! And, thank you SOOOO very much for taking the time to chime in. Your review is so appreciated.

      HUGS!!! Lynn

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