Elderflower Cordial

Ingredients

  • Elderberries 
  • Elderflowers
  • Sugar

 

Method

  • Pick and wash the very ripe dark black elderberries 
  • Strip off the berries with a fork into a sauce pan and cover with cold water 
  • Bring to the boil and simmer gentle 20 mins and allow to cool
  • String with muslin or squeeze the juice through a clean tea towel (warning this will stain your tea towel!)
  • For each pint of juice you will need a pound of sugar
  • Boil the sugar and juice together for 10 mins and allow to cool
  • Pop into bottles - add 10/12 flowers

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