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Saturday, 13 June 2009

Elderflower Cordial


My favourite summer time drink.

If some one out there has never tried it then make sure you do this summer. Even better make some yourself it is so easy. Here follows a simple tried and tusted recipe. Have fun but mostly enjoy!!!!!

Recipe

30 heads of elderfower
6 pints of water
2lb sugar
1 packet citric acid
2 oranges
3 lemons

Method

1 rinse of the elderfowers to remove dirt and bugs
2 pour the 6 pints of boiling water over the sugar in a bowl stir to dissolve .
3 Let it cool down then add the sliced up oranges , lemons, citric acid and the elderflowers.
4 Leave in a cool place for 24 hours stirring occasionally.
5 Strain and bottle.

See easy peasy.....go on have a go!!!

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