10 dishes featuring edible flowers
Create dishes that look as beautiful as they taste with these salads, desserts, teas, and more
We used a mixture of spring blossoms from our garden to create this spectacular salad. Feel free to experiment with the blooms you find around you, or pick some up near the herbs at any well-stocked grocery store.
Recipe: Eat-your-garden Salad
Squash blossoms make a lovely and edible garnish to this summer corn soup, which was part of our One-block feast. Other whimsical garnished can be found in our One-block book.
A few scattered rose petals on a plain cupcake can add a real wow factor. But when your guests bite into these strawberry-rose jam-filled treats, you’ll really be hearing the oohs and aahs.
Recipe: Strawberry Rose Cupcakes
This is a good reason to grow your own edible flowers, but if you’re amidst a craving and lacking a stocked garden, you can easily use fresh lavender, jasmine, or orange blossoms.
Recipe: Flowering Bee Balm