Edible Flower Recipes

Artist’s Guide to Garnishing Food with Flowers

  What edible flowers should you use?  How many?  Where? We get those questions a lot, so we asked our resident design expert, Ryan, to put his artistic talents to work decorating a simple cake, explaining why he did what
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How to Make Flower Ice Cubes

Flowers with ice cubes in them make beautiful, elegant garnishes for water, signature cocktails, lemonade & other beverages.  They’re a particularly good choice for weddings or summer/spring entertaining. It’s important to use only edible flowers for these, as flowers from
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Nasturtium Butter w/ Orange Zest & Chile  

Nasturtium Butter with Orange Zest and a Hint of Heat     Citrusy, peppery, with the barest touch of heat, this butter is as flavorful as it is pretty!   Ingredients:                                                       Makes 8-12 coins / servings 1 stick (1/2
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Edible Flowers Food Photography Challenge Round-Up!

We recently selected 9 food bloggers to participate in our Edible Flowers Food Photography Challenge! The Challenge? Feature the edible flowers in a dish that could be served at a spring event and take some gorgeous photos of it! We
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Cocktail Recipe: Cucumber Mint Fizz

Cocktail Recipe: Cucumber Mint Fizz Light, summery, refreshing, this cocktail could be considered a “stealth drink” – it looks just like a tall glass of sparkling water. It’s perfect for relaxing on balmy, breezy summer days. Ingredients: Makes 1 Drink
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Edible Flower Meanings Guide

If you’re curious about flower symbolism and the “language of flowers,” we have written up a handy guide that will tell you the meaning of our edible flowers. Not all sources agree on the meaning or anniversary association of each
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Strawberries with Hibiscus & Cream

Strawberries with Hibiscus & Cream Colorful, light and refreshing, this is the perfect light dessert for spring or summer. You’ll have leftover hibiscus sugar, which is beautiful and can be used to rim cocktail glasses or as a finishing sugar
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Haupia (Hawaiian Coconut Pudding) w/ Orchids

Haupia (Hawaiian Coconut Pudding) w/ Orchids A trip to Hawaii on a plate. Luxuriously creamy & coconutty, this pudding ends with an intensely fresh, relaxing cucumber-esque flavor of micro orchids. The flowers are far more than a garnish, they’re a
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Hibiscus – Rose Margarita

Hibiscus – Rose Margarita This is a stunning take on a classic margarita that uses hibiscus for some of the classic citrus tang, with rose adding complexity. You’ll likely have extra hibiscus sugar left over after making the rim. Try
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Traditional Danish Elderflower Recipes

Elderflowers are an edible flower variety prized for their culinary applications in Europe. Marx Foods customer Mimi Lytje was kind enough to share traditional Danish recipes for elderflower fritters and elderflower cordial so you can enjoy them too!  If you’re
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Rose Sorbet

Rose Sorbet This sorbet features the color and flavor of edible roses. It’s pretty intense, so we recommend serving it in small quantities. Ingredients: Makes a little under 1 quart 1 cup Rose Paste Recipe 3 1/4 cups Water 1
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Edible flowers can be used to make beautiful compound butters that bring color and flavor to your dishes. Below are three recipes we’ve tried and enjoyed…but the techniques below could be adapted to use other flower varieties (if the variety
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