Can You Eat Elderberry Blooms?

White, umbrella-shaped elderberry blossoms are edible. They add a sweet taste and fragrance to foods and drinks. When harvesting, check the blossoms for insects, but don't wash the flowers or they will lose some of their scent and taste.

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D.M. Cameron was a journalist and editor for wire services, newspapers and magazines for more than 20 years. In addition to editing and ghost-writing non-fiction books, Cameron now writes for several websites and trade journals. Cameron's degrees include a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from Penn State.