Elderberry Cordial with Honey

    40 minutes

    Elderberry cordial is a delicious and refreshing treat to make when elderberries are in season. Elderberries are a great source of vitamin C.

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    Makes: 3 cups cordial

    • 150g elderberries, stemmed
    • 650ml water
    • 3 whole cloves
    • 140g honey

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Place the elderberries, water and cloves in a saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Remove from the heat and mash the berries with a potato masher.
    2. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve, pressing down the berries to get all the juice.
    3. Stir the honey into the still warm liquid until dissolved. Pour into a bottle or jar and store in the fridge. The cordial will keep 2-3 months.

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    Elderberry Cordial with Honey
    Elderberry Cordial with Honey

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