Slideshow: Share Your Sweets: Desserts with Fresh Herbs

Rashmi P's Pink Peppercorn Pavlova with Strawberry Coulis and Basil Syrup
Rashmi P's Pink Peppercorn Pavlova with Strawberry Coulis and Basil Syrup
"I love the ethereal lightness of a Meringue. Using it as a blank canvas; meringue offers the potential for endless possibilities. Since berries are in season and herbs like mint and basil are growing rampant in my back yard. I wanted to make a recipe which utilizes the best of summer. Details here."—Rashmi P.
Melissa W's Lavender Honey Nut Cupcakes
Melissa W's Lavender Honey Nut Cupcakes
"This cupcake recipe is from The Boozy Baker. by Lucy Baker. The cupcake is made with almond meal and lavender buds, and the buttercream uses honey and amaretto. Topped with additional lavender buds, this cupcake is sweetly sophisticated and perfect for a summer party. Read more here."—Melissa W.
KarmaFreeCooking's Sugared Almonds
KarmaFreeCooking's Sugared Almonds
"I love making these sugared almonds…I mostly make these Rosemary Almonds that are salty/sweet like the nuts served on Union Square Café. And due to their popularity among my friends, I developed these Tarragon Almonds that are mostly sweet using a praline method using maple sugar and maple syrup. They’re licoricey good… and can be served by themselves or on the side of a cheese course. Read more here."—KarmaFree Cooking