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How to make home made elderflower cordial
May 19, 2015, 8:26 pm
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Ingredients

  • 30 elderflower heads

  • 1.7litres/3 pints boiling water

  • 900g/2lb caster sugar

  • 50g/2oz citric acid (available from chemists)

  • 2 unwaxed oranges, sliced

  • 3 unwaxed lemons, sliced

    Method

  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 orange and lemon slices, and then the flowers.

  4. Leave in a cool place for 24 hours, stirring occasionally.

  5. Strain through some muslin and transfer to sterilised bottles.

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