Easy Homemade Elderflower Cordial
Homemade Elderflower Cordial is a refreshing summer drink that is super easy to make! Cut the sugar with this great homemade version.
- 4 cups water
- 400 grams sugar
- 200 grams brown sugar
- 20 grams Citric Acid
- 1 handful of mint or Lemon Balm
- 1 organic lemon
- 15 elderberry flowers
- Pour water in a pot, add sugars and citric acid, and bring to a boil. Mix well and let all the sugar dissolve. Remove from heat and let cool down.
- Add mint leaves, slices of one lemon and the elderberry flowers - remove as much stem as you can and only use the florets. Mix in, then cover the pot with a cheese cloth or a thin kitchen towel, and let infuse for about a day.
- Strain the syrup and pour it in a bottle. Will keep refrigerated for about a month.
View the recipe instructions at Vibrant Plates