Today’s Special: All-purpose Flower Recipes

Clockwise from the top: Images via Sips and Spoonfuls, Family Fresh CookingSprinkle Bakes, and Stephmodo

Picture the following scene: Spurred by the lazy river of April rain, happy little pansies have woken up and pushed their petal arms through the warm soil. Walking along, you spot these hue-saturated blooms. Emitting an “Ooh,” you pick one…and eat it.

Wait, eat it? Yep! You read that right. Pansies, along with a handful of other blooms, fall under the category of edible (not to mention pretty!) floral fodder. Though you may not want to chow down on them like you would a bag of pretzels, these edible flowers are a frighteningly wonderful way to make what you bake or cook look incredible!

Above are a few recipes for you to ooh and ahh over. Talk about inspiring, right?

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  1. hexedame 05/02/2012 at 8:24 am #

    These are lovely! I especially like the popsicle ideas.

  2. Angela (ModCloth) 05/02/2012 at 10:18 am #

    Love this!

  3. Laura (ModCloth) 05/02/2012 at 10:20 am #

    These look so delicious, but almost too pretty eat!

  4. Lauren 05/02/2012 at 12:32 pm #

    I’ve had pancakes with dandelions and acorns in them–they were delicious!

  5. Anna (ModCloth) 05/02/2012 at 1:31 pm #

    I want to know the recipe for the gorgeous flower pops!

  6. SimpleP 05/03/2012 at 3:28 am #

    Beautiful colors. I had no idea pansies are edible. Very cool!

  7. atemptingvegancom 05/03/2012 at 11:14 am #

    EEEekkkkkk!! How pretty!!

  8. restylecloset 06/11/2012 at 1:08 am #

    Really love it! In have no idea that those flowers is so beautiful and edible!

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