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29 Flower Recipes To Brighten Your Impending Winter

Going to the florist will forever make your mouth water.

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

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! 🌺🌹🌼🌿
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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

As pretty as it is yummy. Recipe here.
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As pretty as it is yummy. Recipe here.

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

Worth the effort. Here's the recipe.
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Worth the effort. Here's the recipe.

3. Blueberry Chèvre Crostini with Champagne-Vinegar Hibiscus Flowers

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

4. Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Tea time approved. Recipe here.
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Tea time approved. Recipe here.

5. Edible Flower Bark with Sprinkles

And art project and recipe in one. Recipe here.
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And art project and recipe in one. Recipe here.

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

Deep fried veggie flowers? Yes please.
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Deep fried veggie flowers? Yes please.

7. Candied Wisteria Flowers

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

8. Savory Ricotta Tart with Fresh Flowers

Recipe here.
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Recipe here.

9. Winesicles

Wine popsicles with flowers = crowdpleasers. Recipe here.
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Wine popsicles with flowers = crowdpleasers. Recipe here.

10. Garden of Eden Spring Rolls

But isn't thing what you thought when you first heard of "spring rolls"? Recipe here.
Once Upon A Plate / Via onceuponaplaterecipes.blogspot.com

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

11. Dandelion and Feta Tart

Tart for days. Recipe here.
Urvashi / The Botanical Kitchen / Via botanicalkitchen.wordpress.com

Tart for days. Recipe here.

12. Rosey Rocky Road

Oh brownie, you look so elegant! Recipe here.
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Oh brownie, you look so elegant! Recipe here.

13. Violet Jelly

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

14. Dandelion Pancakes

Pancakes made with weed(s). Recipe here.
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Pancakes made with weed(s). Recipe here.

16. Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic

Green gnocchi! Recipe here.
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Green gnocchi! Recipe here.

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

18. Cherry Rose Smoothie

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

19. Pansy Crêpes

Like an artful canvas for Nutella. Recipe here.
With A Grateful Prayer And A Thankful Heart / Via gratefulprayerthankfulheart.com

Like an artful canvas for Nutella. Recipe here.

20. Nasturtium and Basil Pesto

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

21. Beef Stew with Pansies

Yup. Get the recipe here.
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Yup. Get the recipe here.

22. Summer's Sweetest Cake

Starrin ~meadowsweet~. Recipe here.
Maikiki / Maikon Mokomin / Via maikinmokomin.blogspot.fi

Starrin ~meadowsweet~. Recipe here.

23. Floral Goat Cheese with Dill and Cracked Pepper

A floral spread everyone will love. Recipe here.
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A floral spread everyone will love. Recipe here.

24. Roasted Flowering Broccolini with Hazelnuts and Lemon Shallot Dressing

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

25. Floral Foccacia

Sweet herby carbs. Recipe here.
Fennel and Fern / Via fennelandfern.co.uk

Sweet herby carbs. Recipe here.

26. Grown-Up Dirt Cake Cups

Dirt Dessert gets an elegant makeover. Recipe here.
Alyssa Ponticello / Via runwaychef.com

Dirt Dessert gets an elegant makeover. Recipe here.

27. Hibiscus Loaf Cake

Flower your flour. Recipe here.
MARÍA DEL MAR SACASA / Via seriouseats.com

Flower your flour. Recipe here.

28. Daylily Fritters

Fried flowers. You're welcome. Here's the recipe.
Aube / Kitchen Vignettes / Via kitchenvignettes.blogspot.com

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

29. Strawberry Lemon Custard Trifles

A classic. Recipe here.
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A classic. Recipe here.

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