I write this Violet recipe roundup hoping that where you are, there’s actually some signs of Spring! There’s currently an ice storm happening where I am so it doesn’t feel very promising. Nonetheless, I know soon Violets will be popping up abundantly and it’s good to have an idea for all the ways we can make use of her medicine! To learn more about the herbal actions of Violets, check out this post from The Herbal Academy.
For even more ideas, check out the Violet Pinterest board that I’m always adding to.
Balm – Violet Leaf Balm from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Butter – Wild Violet Ardor: Whipped Honey Butter from Gather
Cake – Violet Cake from Every Cake You Bake (top left)
Candied Flowers – Pour Some Sugar On Me: A Candied Flower Tutorial from Gather
Cookies – Sweethearts: Wild Violet Sugar Valentines from Gather (top right)
Cough Syrup – Violet Leaf & Honey Cough Syrup from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Glycerite – Violet Flower Glycerite from Herbs and Oils Hub
Jam – Violet Jam Recipe from borganic (top centre)
Jelly – Homemade Violet Jelly from The Nerdy Farm Wife
Lemonade – Refreshing Violet Lemonade from The Herbal Academy
Lip Balm – Violet Leaf Lip Balm from Hobby Farms
Lotion – How to Make Violet Lotion from Reformation Acres
Oxymel – Violet Oxymel from Indie Herbalist
Salad – Ginger Violet Salad from Art of Natural Living (bottom left)
Shrub – Violet Flower Herbal Shrub Recipe from Aromaculture
Soap – Violet Leaf Soap from The Herbal Academy
Sugar – Dye-free Violet Decorating Sugar from Kitchen Lane (bottom centre)
Syrup – Old Fashioned Sweet Violet Syrup from Lavender and Lovage (bottom right)
Vinegar – Wild Violet Flower Infused Vinegar from Grow Forage Cook Ferment
What are your favourite ways to use Violets? Let us know in the comments!