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15 Wedding Uses for Edible Flowers: from simple cake decoration to glitzy garnished cocktails and floral ice lollies

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We’re back with another of our favourite 15 for 2015 – this time it’s all about the edible flower and getting you inspired to incorporate them into your natural wedding.

Whether you are looking for an understated ideas such as using crystallised flowers to decorate your wedding cake, or if you fancy something a little more unusual (dried edible flower petal ice cream sprinkles?) then take a read through some of our favourite ideas.

If you’re looking for fresh or crystallised edible flowers for your wedding we have a great selection of recommended suppliers in our directory.

Ice lollies filled with edible flowers for a summer wedding

We love this idea and dedicated a whole feature to edible flower lollies and popsicles!

Ice lollies filled with edible flowers for a summer wedding https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog

Wedding canapés decorated with dainty edible flowers

Bring some natural flair to your wedding canapés with colourful edible flower garnishes.

Wedding canapés decorated with dainty edible flowers https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog

Crystallised edible flowers to decorate your wedding cake

What could be prettier than a wedding cake covered in dainty crystalised edible flowers – rose petals, pansies, primroses, even apple blossom!

Floral ice cubes to chill wedding drinks

Super easy to make, jazz up your wedding drinks with some floral ice cubes.

Floral ice cubes to chill wedding drinks https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Dried edible flower petal ice cream sprinkles

Move over sickly sweet sugar sprinkles, for a natural wedding treat offer bowls of dried edible flower petals for guests to sprinkle over their ice cream.

Dried edible flower petal ice cream sprinkles https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Country garden edible flower garnishes for summer salads

One of the most simple ways to incorporate edible flowers into your wedding is adding them to salad or a starter garnish.

Country garden edible flower garnishes for summer salads https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Edible flower garnishes for your wedding drinks

Bring some colour to your soft drink offering by garnishing them with edible flowers.

Edible flower garnishes for your wedding drinks https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Lavender flavoured and decorated homemade truffle wedding favours

For the DIY bride why not make these lavender flavoured truffles for wedding favours dreamt up by Maddocks Farm Organics – see the full feature and recipe here.

Lavender flavoured and decorated homemade truffle wedding favours https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Edible flower lollipop wedding favours

These edible primrose homemade lollipops would make pretty favours for a spring wedding, just change up the edible flowers depending on what’s available in season. See the full feature and ‘how to’ here.

Edible flower lollipop wedding favours https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Cheeses decorated with colourful edible flowers

Perhaps your not a fan of sweet treats, so if you’re opting for a spread of delicious cheeses why not decorate them with some edible flowers?

Cheeses decorated with colourful edible flowers https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Wedding cupcakes decorated with edible flowers

I love this super simple way to create the prettiest looking cupcakes by adding an edible flower bloom to each one (I did this for my little girl’s christening and they were such a success!).

Wedding cupcakes decorated with edible flowers https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

More of these cake pictures can be found on our popular Cake Love feature here.

Wedding pies garnished with crystallised flowers 

Perfect for an autumn/fall wedding! Just goes to show that edible flowers aren’t just good for decorating cakes, but pies too.

Wedding pies garnished with crystallised flowers https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Floating edible flowers on your wedding cocktails

For the ultimate sophisticated natural wedding float edible flowers on your cocktails.

Floating edible flowers on your wedding cocktails https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Find more ideas for decorating wedding cocktails with edible flowers here.

Dainty wedding afternoon tea sandwiches garnishes with edible flowers

Afternoon tea is still a popular option for your wedding meal, so why not add a quirky twist with tiny edible flowers atop your dainty cucumber sandwiches?

Dainty wedding afternoon tea sandwiches garnishes with edible flowers https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Biscuits decorated with edible flowers – perfect for wedding favours

Whether you are looking for ideas for a dessert table or handmade wedding favours, these shortbread biscuits with crystallised pansies are just exquisite.

Biscuits decorated with edible flowers - perfect for wedding favours https://thenaturalweddingcompany.co.uk/blog/

Go find out how to make these pretty biscuits here.

For more in this series of our favourite 15 click the link to find all the features, or find more edible flower ideas on the blog and our Pinterest board Edible Flowers.

Individual images: (1) HonestlyYUM; (2) Grown to Cook; (4) Hello May; (5) A Harmony Healing; (6) Martha Stewart; (7) Huffington Post; (8) Maddocks Farm Organics; (9) Forage For; (10) Alison MCD; (11) Cluney Photo via Ruffled; (12) Forage For; (13) Martha Stewart Weddings; (14) Z Tasty Life; (15) Stone Gable

Comments

Anna on 20. February, 2015

Thanks for the ideas! They all look amazing, I will try to recreate each and every single one:)

Retiro de San Juan on 2. March, 2015

Everything so beautiful and incredible for wedding deco.
Love it !!

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