Sublime Desserts Featuring Edible Flowers
These petal-adorned confections are perfect for spring.
Published Apr 6, 2017 5:00 AM
From fashion to decor to dessert, nothing says spring like vibrant blooms. And it just so happens that there are plenty of deliciously edible petals—roses, peonies, lavender, and pansies (just to name a few). Whether candied, dried, or fresh, flowers are a sublimely seasonal way to elevate your confections. Keep scrolling for our favorite floral treats.
Sugared Elderflower Bundt Cake
This airy bundt cake—adorned with sugared gooseberries, red currants, blueberries, lavender, elderflower, and rose petals—is a delightful addition to any springtime celebration.
Color Blocked Chocolate Bark With Edible Flower Sprinkles
This color blocked chocolate bark is almost too pretty to eat. But the tasty triad (white chocolate, edible flowers, and sprinkles) is simply too delicious to resist.
Rosey Rocky Road
Plant-based foodies will love these rosey rocky road squares, made with raw cacao and cacao butter, rose water, dried cherries, and macadamia nuts.
Champagne & Flower Popsicles
Bursting with bubbles and edible blooms, these champagne and flower pops are an ultra-chic way to cool down as the weather heats up.
Talk about a crowd-pleaser! Zesty, floral, and oh so tasty, these ginger-rose shortbread cookies are the ultimate potluck dessert recipe.
White Chocolate-Lavender Fudge
This four-ingredient fudge (white chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, butter, and lavender) is simple to make—and tastes simply perfect. And did we mention it makes a sublime gift?
Almond Fairy Cakes With Candied Borage Flowers
Candied borage flowers add a touch of whimsy to these almond fairy cakes. For those who aren’t familiar with fairy cakes, they’re basically the daintier, lighter, spongier cousin of a cupcake.
Sugar Cookies With Edible Flowers
Sugar cookies are already irresistible. Add some petals, and you’ve got yourself a pretty perfect dessert—that’s totally party-ready.
Floral Donuts With Blood Orange & Lemon Ginger Glaze
These glazed donuts—topped with edible flowers—are a dreamy addition to any dessert table. Think: Easter and Mother’s Day brunch.