With less bloom outside, bring the flowers to the table with these 5 scrumptious recipes that taste as sweet as they look.
Persian love cake
Warm, spicy and a hint of rose. This recipe by Sarah from Broma Bakery incorporates autumnal flavours and is super easy to follow. With tips to avoid making mistakes and simple, easy-to-obtain ingredients, this one is perfect for novice bakers (like me!).
Lavender and lemon Shortbread cookies
Buttery cookies with a hint of lemon, a touch of lavender and- if you’re feeling extra AF- a tonne of edible flowers. Delicious and pretty. Sounds perfect; what could go wrong? This simple recipe by Tieghan from Half baked harvest is worth a try if you fancy a sweet looking sweet treat.
Vegan Elderflower Drizzle Cake
Lemon drizzle cake with a twist. Citrus flavours, floral notes: a match made in cake heaven. This recipe by Sophie from Vegan on Board includes tips on how to forage for your own Elderflowers.
Blueberry, Peach and Lavender Pie
A warming, not-too-sweet dessert fit for colder evenings featuring: the buttery, flaky crust with a lattice top and a flavourful blueberry, peach and lavender filling. This recipe for ‘the perfect pie’ by Michelle from Humming Bird High ticks all the boxes.
Chamomile cake with Salted Honey Buttercream
Gentle floral notes accompanied by a soft, salted honey buttercream. This understated recipe by Kate from Veggie Desserts is sure to be a hit at dinner parties!