15 Wedding Uses for Edible Flowers: from simple cake decoration to glitzy garnished cocktails and floral ice lollies
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.
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!
Wedding canapés decorated with dainty edible flowers
Bring some natural flair to your wedding canapés with colourful edible flower garnishes.
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.
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.
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.
Edible flower garnishes for your wedding drinks
Bring some colour to your soft drink offering by garnishing them with edible flowers.
Lavender flavoured and decorated homemade truffle wedding favours
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.
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?
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 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.
Floating edible flowers on your wedding cocktails
For the ultimate sophisticated natural wedding float edible flowers on your cocktails.
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?
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.
Go find out how to make these pretty biscuits here.
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