32 Ways To Bring Edible Flowers Into Your Dinner Menu

There’s something about seeing fresh flowers used as cake decor that says “This chick really knows what she’s doing”. Spoiler – I don’t. However, I think I may actually be able to pull this off. Adding edible flowers to some of your favorite dishes is an easy and natural way to add a lot of beauty onto your table. As a bonus, edible flowers are often high in nutrients and vitamins (particularly vitamins A and C)! Whether you’re planning a mother’s day brunch, bridal shower, or maybe just want to spice up an afternoon imaginary tea session with your kiddo, these recipes are sure to get your culinary creative juices flowing.


1. Rose Grapefruit Mocktail — The Merrythought

2. Edible Flower and Elderflower Popsicles — Chew Town

3. Summer Veggies with Mint Pesto — PDXFOODLOVE
4. Lavender Shortbread with Fruits, Flowers, and Herbs — bon appetit
5. Flowerfetti Cake — Delish
6. Jazzy Take on Water — Express-O
7. Open Faced Smoked Salmon Sandwiches — The View From Great Island
8. Sponge Cake with Berries and Cherries — The Hungry Austrailian


9. Lilac Sugar — Call Me Cupcake
10. Rose Petal Cake — Gimmie Some Oven
11. Sakura Cookies — Bicil the Baker
12. Zucchini & Carrot Ribbons with Edible Flowers — The Forest Feast
13. Refreshing Summer Popsicles — 100 Layer Cake
14. Pansy Shortbread Cookies — StoneGable
15. Edible Flower Canapés — Grown to Cook
16. Devils Food Cake — It’s Hannah Li


17. Pansy Cake With Edible Dirt — Rikki Snyder Photography
18. Granola with Lemon Yogurt & Edible Flowers — What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today
19. Springtime Zucchini Tart with Edible Flower Garnish — Vegalicious Recipes
20. Floral Wine Ice — Cambria Estate Winery
21. Candied Pansy & Viola Miniature Pavlovas — Adventures in Cooking
22. Color Blocked Chocolate Bark with Edible Flower Sprinkles — Paper&Stitch
23. Flower Infused Vinegars — The View From Great Island
24. Flower Spring Rolls — Once Upon A Plate


25. Cake with Edible Flowers — Design Love Fest
26. Cherry, Rose, and Coconut Ice Cream — Tartelette
27. Daisy Lollipops — Intimate Weddings
28. Vanilla Cupcakes with Edible Flowers — STEPHMODO
29. Pansy Petal Pancakes — Craft Foxes
30. Lemon & Lime Tarts — Sweet Gastronomy
31. Pan Fried Squash Blossoms Filled with Creamy Herb Scented Goat Cheese — Thyme

32. Orange Almond Cake with an Orange Blossom Buttercream — Adventures in Cooking


While we’re all about inspiring you to bring nature to the table, make sure you do your research to double-check what types of flowers are safe to consume.

Edible flowers — Sugar and Charm

More edible flowers — Illustrated Bites


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