Elderflower Cordial


Elderflower Cordial

Originally uploaded by Mr_Chips

This is my favourite drink from elderflowers. It makes a wonderful summer drink diluted to taste with water.

Ingredients

20 heads of elderflowers
2 pints (1.2L) of water
3 lbs (1.3kg) of sugar
1 sliced lemon
3 oz ( 75g) citric acid

Bring the water to the boil and add the sugar and lemon. remove from the heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Re-boil and add the flower heads and citric acid. Bring to boil again then stand aside until cool. Bottle in air-tight bottles.

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