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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

If you know me, you know I love food and flowers. Put them together and you get my kind of heaven. Here is a list of flowers that I love adding to my cakes, breads, cookies, salads and drinks. Just adding a beautiful touch of color always brings joy to every meal!

Edible Flowers Flavors:

  • Pansy: mild sweet flavor
  • Roses: delicate sweetness that can be bitter, but are gorgeous 
  • Dandelion: tangy
  • Hibiscus: tart
  • Lavender: tastes the way it smells
  • Squash Blossom: mild and sweet
  • Nasturtium: peppery
  • Marigold: zesty citrus with a touch of spice
  • Violet: sweet and mild
  • Chamomile: grassy sweetness
  • Calendula: peppery tang
  • Honeysuckle: honey with a hint of jasmine
  • Mint: tastes as it smells
Recipes that use Edible Flowers:

Herb Focaccia with Edible Flowers

Lavender Lemonade

Lemon Cake with Lemon Curd Buttercream Frosting

Four Layer Carrot Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Honey Lemon Cake

 Photographs taken by Elizabeth Poett, Blakeney Sanford, BJ Golnick, Brian Skope

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