Lemon Lavender Morning Buns

1 cup sugar
1 1/2 tsp. lemon zest
3/4 tsp. Frolicking Deer Culinary Lavender
pinch of salt
2 sheets puff pastry, thawed
2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled

Preheat oven to 400 degrees and grease 2 12 cup standard muffin pans
Combine sugar, lemon zest, lavender and salt in a food processor and blend 1 minute
Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of sugar mixture onto a large board
Unfold 1 sheet of the puff pastry onto the board and press into the sugar with a rolling pin
Brush pastry with melted butter and sprinkle with 1/3 cup sugar mixture
Roll the dough tightly into a log and cut into 8 equal slices
Place slices spiral side up in the prepared muffin pans.
Chill in the freezer 10 minutes and repeat process with the second sheet
Bake 25 minutes, until golden, transfer to cooling racks and let cool 20 minutes before serving

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