Lemon and Elderflower Cordial

    Lemon and Elderflower Cordial

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    This is an easy and refreshing cordial you can make when elderberries are in season. It's nice as a gin mixer as well. It keeps about a month in the fridge.

    Ingredients

    • 30 elderflower heads
    • 12 cups (3 litres) boiling water
    • 1kg caster sugar
    • 80g citric acid (available from chemists)
    • 2 unwaxed oranges, sliced
    • 2 unwaxed lemons, sliced

    Directions
    Preparation:5days  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:5days10min 

    1. Gently rinse over the elderflowers to remove any dirt or little creatures.
    2. Pour the boiling water over the sugar in a very large mixing bowl. Stir well and leave to cool.
    3. Add the citric acid, the oranges and lemons and then the flowers.
    4. Leave in a cool place for 5 days, stirring occasionally, then strain through cheesecloth or muslin and bottle. To use, dilute with with 5 parts water to 1 part cordial.

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