12 Edible Flower Inspiration {ideas, recipes}


Edible flowers aren’t just for garnish they’re perfect for incorporating into recipes.  Here are amazing edible flower recipes complete with lots of pictures so you can make them at home for your friends and family.  So, don’t just pick flowers for the center of your table use them in recipes for the center of your plate.

Edible Flower Inspiration {ideas, recipes}

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Edible Flowers

Edible Flower Recipe

1.  Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies with Edible Flower Garnish ~ Delicious shortbread cookies that combine sweet and savory flavors from the lemon and basil.  And, garnished with gorgeous edible flowers.

Edible Flower Popsicles

2.  Spring Bouquet Popsicles ~ Beautiful flower popsicles with orange blossom water, lemon juice, water and sweetened with stevia.  You will definitely wow your guests!

Edible Flower Recipes

3.  Sugared Edible Flowers ~ Edible flowers like pansies, snaps dragons and violets make beautiful garnish on cakes, cookies, cupcakes and other delectable treats.  You can sugar or candy them with egg white and caster sugar so that they last longer.

Edible Flower Recipe

Edible Flower Recipes

4.  Granola with Lemon Yogurt and Edible Flowers ~ This is actually a recipe for making homemade lemon yogurt, not just the parfait.  Whip up these fancy parfaits for a fun and easy breakfast before school.

Edible Flower Recipe

5.  Pansy Petal Crepes ~ I love crepes, especially for breakfast! They are just the right amount of easy and fancy. They are perfect for a birthday breakfast or other special occasion.  You can add syrup, fruit, whipped cream, basically anything your heart desires.

Edible Flower Salad Recipe

Edible Flower Salad Recipe

6.  Green Salad with Edible Flowers ~ Add some color to a plain green salad with viola’s or small pansies.

Eatable Flowers

Eatable Flowers

7.  Gazpacho with Edible Flowers ~ What homemade soup wouldn’t look gorgeous on the table with edible flowers on it?!

Eatable Flowers

8.  Edible Flower Canapes ~ Edible flower canapes with herbed cream cheese on melba toast.

Frosting Flowers

Edible Pansy Flowers

9.  Pansy Flower Cupcakes ~ Yup! That’s a pansy flower on a cupcake. It’s edible and made with the simplest cutters.  Summer is right around the corner and these cupcakes would be perfect for an “outdoorsy” party!

How to Make Flowers

10.  Sugar Dahlias Tutorial ~ These GORGEOUS Dahlias made from icing are so beautiful, I had to look twice to believe they weren’t real flowers. And even though they are a bit time consuming, you really only need to make one flower for the whole cake and you still get a big WOW factor.

Birthday Cake Flowers

11.  Pink Flower Cake {Creative Cakes} ~ This gorgeous fondant flower will make any girl feel like a million bucks on her birthday.  Check out this easy to follow tutorial to learn how to create a giant ruffled fondant flower to decorate your next birthday cake creation.

Edible Flowers

12.  How to Make Cake Flowers {cake ideas} ~ Create gorgeous flowers to adorn cakes and cupcakes with this pictured tutorial. I bet you won’t be able to guess what they’re made from? Fruit leather otherwise known as fruit roll-ups. Get out!

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