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    Posted on Nov 8, 2015

    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

    Meghan Faulk / Oatgasm / Via oatgasm.blogspot.com

    As pretty as it is yummy. Recipe here.

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

    The Merry Thought / Via themerrythought.com

    Worth the effort. Here's the recipe.

    3. Blueberry Chèvre Crostini with Champagne-Vinegar Hibiscus Flowers

    Steph & Ang / Cali Zona / Via cali-zona.com

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

    4. Lavender Shortbread Cookies

    Meinhilde and Tomiko / Kiku Corner / Via kikucorner.com

    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

    Viviane Bauquet Farre / Via foodandstyle.com

    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

    FABIAN VON HAUSKE / MUNCHIES / VICE / Via munchies.vice.com

    Recipe here.

    9. Winesicles

    Molly Madfis / Kendall Jackson / Via blog.kj.com

    Wine popsicles with flowers = crowdpleasers. Recipe here.

    10. Garden of Eden Spring Rolls

    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

    Urvashi / The Botanical Kitchen / Via botanicalkitchen.wordpress.com

    Tart for days. Recipe here.

    12. Rosey Rocky Road

    Lauren Glucina / Ascension Kitchen / Via ascensionkitchen.com

    Oh brownie, you look so elegant! Recipe here.

    13. Violet Jelly

    Winnie Abramson / Via healthygreenkitchen.com

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

    14. Dandelion Pancakes

    Winnie Abramson / Via healthygreenkitchen.com

    Pancakes made with weed(s). Recipe here.

    16. Warrigal Greens Gnocchi with Black Garlic

    John / Heneedsfood / Via heneedsfood.com

    Green gnocchi! Recipe here.

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

    18. Cherry Rose Smoothie

    Emma / She Can't Eat What? / Via shecanteatwhat.com

    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

    A Cook's Memoir / Via acooksmemoir.blogspot.com

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

    21. Beef Stew with Pansies

    Ann / Grits and Chopsticks / Via gritsandchopsticks.com

    Yup. Get the recipe here.

    22. Summer's Sweetest Cake

    Maikiki / Maikon Mokomin / Via maikinmokomin.blogspot.fi

    Starrin ~meadowsweet~. Recipe here.

    23. Floral Goat Cheese with Dill and Cracked Pepper

    The Merry Thought / Via themerrythought.com

    A floral spread everyone will love. Recipe here.

    24. Roasted Flowering Broccolini with Hazelnuts and Lemon Shallot Dressing

    SoHungryBlog / Via dkscooks.wordpress.com

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

    25. Floral Foccacia

    Fennel and Fern / Via fennelandfern.co.uk

    Sweet herby carbs. Recipe here.

    26. Grown-Up Dirt Cake Cups

    Alyssa Ponticello / Via runwaychef.com

    Dirt Dessert gets an elegant makeover. Recipe here.

    27. Hibiscus Loaf Cake

    MARÍA DEL MAR SACASA / Via seriouseats.com

    Flower your flour. Recipe here.

    28. Daylily Fritters

    Aube / Kitchen Vignettes / Via kitchenvignettes.blogspot.com

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

    29. Strawberry Lemon Custard Trifles

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    A classic. Recipe here.