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

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

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

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!

Crystallised edible flowers to decorate your wedding cake

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Edible flower ice lollies

It will come as no surprise that today’s blog post has been inspired by this sudden hot summer weather we have been graced with in the UK.  For a while now I’ve been collecting together a few ice cream inspired ideas for weddings, and there didn’t seem like any better time to share them with you than this week.

These ideas are by no means confined to weddings, so whether you’re having a barbeque with friends, celebrating your birthday during the summer months, or if you just fancy making ices for yourself and your partner then read on…

Edible flower ice lollies

Edible flower ice lollies

I had to start with my favourite find – ice lollies filled with edible flower petals!  This is such a neat idea and I really want to try this out for myself, I’m not sure how much flavour the petals add but none-the-less I LOVE this idea.  Dreamt up by Marla Meridith of Family Fresh Cooking and her kids, there’s even a recipe to make these fragrant orange blossom popsicles with their colourful petals suspended in the ice.

Edible flower ice popsicles

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When I saw this back garden movie night party I thought it would make for the coolest hen do – a girlie film, homemade popcorn, patchwork quilts, woollen blankets, and tealights flickering everwhere.  I love it.  What do you think?

I love the idea of an old crate filled with bundled up blankets and quilts for people to help themselves to.  At our wedding we had a basket of fleece blankets tied up in rolls for people when it got chillier (more on those to come soon).

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