Elderflower cordinal

Total time: 24hr 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 2 litre

Nutritional Information

Contains 240 Kcal, 0g Protein, 60g Carbohydrates, 0g Fat


  • Sugar syrup
  • 1.5 litres water
  • 1.5 kg sugar
  • 30 g citric acid
  • To infuse
  • 15 elderflower blossoms

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  • Sugar syrup

    Bring the water and sugar to the boil while stirring. Stir in the lemon juice.
  • To infuse

    Shake the elderflowers to remove any insects, layer in a large bowl or jar (min. 3 litres), pour the boiling hot syrup over the top. Cover with a towel and leave to infuse at room temperature for approx. 24 hrs.
  • Elderflower cordinal

    Pour the syrup through a sieve lined with a cheesecloth and into a pan. Bring the syrup to the boil while stirring, ladle the boiling hot syrup into clean, warmed bottles and fill to just below the rim, seal immediately, leave to cool.
  • Note:

    Do not wash the elderflowers otherwise they will lose some of their flavour. Try the syrup after it has been strained. If it tastes bitter, discard it and start again.

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