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    29 Flower Recipes To Brighten Your Impending Winter

    Going to the florist will forever make your mouth water.

    With winter lurking just around the corner, all your soups, stews, and comfort food are gonna need some ☀️brightening up☀️.

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    With plenty of edible flowers–like lavender, pansies, squash blossoms, and roses–almost always reasonably available at your local florist and grocery store, there's no reason you can't pretend it's sunny springtime year-round in your kitchen.

    Here are some recipes to help! 🌺🌹🌼🌿

    1. Lemon Vanilla Bean Cake with Lilac Meringue Buttercream

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    As pretty as it is yummy. Recipe here.

    2. Floral Donuts with Blood Orange-Lemon-Ginger Glaze

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    Worth the effort. Here's the recipe.

    3. Blueberry Chèvre Crostini with Champagne-Vinegar Hibiscus Flowers

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    The snack that can double as a centerpiece. Recipe here.

    4. Lavender Shortbread Cookies

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    Tea time approved. Recipe here.

    5. Edible Flower Bark with Sprinkles

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    And art project and recipe in one. Recipe here.

    6. Beer-Battered Zucchini Flower Fritters with Curried Tomato Coulis

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    Deep fried veggie flowers? Yes please.

    7. Candied Wisteria Flowers

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    The perfect topping to pretty much anything. How-to here.

    8. Savory Ricotta Tart with Fresh Flowers


    Recipe here.

    9. Winesicles

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    Wine popsicles with flowers = crowdpleasers. Recipe here.

    10. Garden of Eden Spring Rolls

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    But isn't thing what you thought when you first heard of "spring rolls"? Recipe here.

    11. Dandelion and Feta Tart

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    Tart for days. Recipe here.

    12. Rosey Rocky Road

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    Oh brownie, you look so elegant! Recipe here.

    13. Violet Jelly

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    This is probably what fairies put on toast. Recipe here.

    14. Dandelion Pancakes

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    Pancakes made with weed(s). Recipe here.

    16. Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic

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    Green gnocchi! Recipe here.



    The easiest way to make cheesy ever better. Recipe here.

    18. Cherry Rose Smoothie

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    For all you gluten- and dairy-free peeps. Recipe here.

    19. Pansy Crêpes

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    Like an artful canvas for Nutella. Recipe here.

    20. Nasturtium and Basil Pesto

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    And you thought pesto couldn't get any better. Recipe here.

    21. Beef Stew with Pansies

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    Yup. Get the recipe here.

    22. Summer's Sweetest Cake

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    Starrin ~meadowsweet~. Recipe here.

    23. Floral Goat Cheese with Dill and Cracked Pepper

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    A floral spread everyone will love. Recipe here.

    24. Roasted Flowering Broccolini with Hazelnuts and Lemon Shallot Dressing

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    The best part of broccolini you've been forsaking. Recipe here.

    25. Floral Foccacia

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    Sweet herby carbs. Recipe here.

    26. Grown-Up Dirt Cake Cups

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    Dirt Dessert gets an elegant makeover. Recipe here.

    27. Hibiscus Loaf Cake


    Flower your flour. Recipe here.

    28. Daylily Fritters

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    Fried flowers. You're welcome. Here's the recipe.

    29. Strawberry Lemon Custard Trifles

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    A classic. Recipe here.