How To Bake With Edible Flowers

07 Feb 2020

 

Why give someone a bouquet of flowers they can't eat when you can bake them any one of these ten treats with edible flowers baked into them!

 

1. ROSE, STRAWBERRY, & PISTACHIO WHITE CHOCOLATE BARK

This white chocolate bark is quick and easy to create. It’s also great for gifting to a large number of people. It hits all the good spots: salty, sweet, crunchy, aromatic, and creamy from the white chocolate. It uses dried rose petals and freeze dried strawberries

 

2. FROSTED EARL GREY BROWNIES WITH ROSE PETALS

Frosted earl grey brownies baked in a loaf pan and topped with rose petals for a romantic Valentine’s Day dessert for two!

 

3. LAVENDER SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Are you a fan of classic shortbread? These lavender shortbread cookies are very easy to make because all you have to do is press the dough into a pan to bake them! No dough rolling or rolling pins required! This twist on the classic shortbread recipe is made with only a few ingredients. 

 

4. HOMEMADE RABDI

Rabdi is a rich, creamy, and very delicious sweetened and thickened milk drink. Made by reducing milk on a low heat for hours then garnished with rose petals, saffron, chopped nuts, and if you're feeling very fancy you can even add a touch of silver leaf.

 

5. ORANGE & CORNFLOWER MADELEINES

Softly spongy, speckled with dried blue cornflowers, infused with fresh orange zest and orange blossom water, these madeleines are truly a delight to make and eat. 

 

6. HIBISCUS MARSHMALLOWS

Once you have made homemade marshmallows you will never be able to go back to store bought again! Add a floral touch to your marshmallows by mixing in a tea made with dried flowers. Camille has used hibiscus but you could use any dried edible flower you like.

 

7. RED VELVET & ROSE DOUGHNUTS

The edible dried rose petals add another dimension to our Valentine’s Day theme, but more than that – they actually taste in sync with the red velvet and cream cheese flavours.

 

8. ROSE CARDAMON & BLOOD ORANGE LOAF CAKE

Half cake, half bread, this rose cardamon and blood orange loaf cake is a delicious addition to any Valentine's Day table. Its sweet, slightly floral notes originate from a hint of dried rose petals and spicy cardamon. 

 

9. LAVENDER ICE CREAM

Get your lavender fix with this easy, no-church ice cream recipe. 

 

10. ROSE PETAL GRANOLA

Whip up a truly unique granola by incorporating dried rose petals for a floral flavour!