TikTokers add edible flowers to gorgeous spring recipes

Spring is the perfect time to decorate your home with a vibrant bouquet of flowers. But if you want to take your floral appreciation to the next level, it’s time to start incorporating edible flowers into your daily recipes. Edible flowers are the perfect way to add a magical pinch of spring to any recipe. If you need some inspiration, TikTokers across the web are sharing delicious edible flower recipes that are sure to get your creativity blooming. Here are five edible flower recipes that are perfect for bringing in spring!

1. Lemon poppyseed “beehive” bread with edible flowers

This beehive-inspired sourdough loaf is what spring baking is all about! The sourdough is covered in poppy seeds, lemon slices and edible flowers before being placed in a Dutch oven and baked through. After another sprinkle of edible flowers, the colorful beehive loaf is ready to serve as a centerpiece for a delicious spring meal.

2. Edible flower spring rolls


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Roll up to your next spring gathering with these delicate, delicious edible flower spring rolls. The floral dish features carrots, cucumbers, avocado, cilantro, cellophane noodles and edible organic violas. The ingredients are wrapped in rice paper with the flowers front and center on the top layer, giving the spring rolls a striking design. Serve with your favorite dipping sauce and enjoy! 

3. Vegan tofu “huevo” with squash blossoms

This vegan “egg” dish features tofu cut into circles and topped with an “egg” seasoning that includes nutritional yeast, garlic, turmeric and an array of other spices. After a quick sear, the seasoned tofu is topped with eye-catching squash blossoms for a vegan egg-like patty that everyone will enjoy! 

4. Edible flower sugar candy

Sweeten up spring with these edible flower sugar candies! These floral lollipops are super easy to make. All you need is sugar, light corn syrup, water and edible flowers! Boil the water, corn syrup and sugar, and pour the mixture into a lollipop mold, topping each section with an edible flower. Once the candy hardens, you’ll have a translucent, flowery treat that’s sure to impress your guests.

5. Garlic butter spread with edible flowers

Edible flowers make this savory garlic butter spread the perfect springtime appetizer or snack. To make this spread, simply mix chopped garlic, butter, edible flowers, salt and pepper. Feel free to store the garlic butter spread in a rustic Mason jar for the ultimate #cottagecore experience, and use it to add a flavorful floral punch to toasted bread or crackers.

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