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Delicious when mixed with soda water and is great to have on hand if you have a soda-stream(TM), elderflower cordial has a one of a kind flavour.
700g granulated sugar
1 lemon, juiced and zested
600ml cold water
1 1/2 dozen fine, freshly opened elderflowers
Extra time:1hour cooling ›
- Place sugar in saucepan with the freshly grated lemon zest and water. Heat slowly until sugar melts, then bring to a boil.
- Shake flowers clean then add the blossoms to the saucepan, cutting off stalks close to flower heads. Push heads into liquid and bring back to boil. Cover and set aside until contents are cold.
- Stir lemon juice into cooled syrup. Strain through muslin-lined sieve twice then bottle. Store in the fridge.
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