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To make Elderflower Cordial you will need a large saucepan, a bag of sugar (2Kg), 3 lemons sliced and 20 unwashed Elderflower heads.


·       Fill a saucepan with water, and bring to the boil

·       Stir in all the sugar until it has dissolved

·       Add the Elderflowers heads and bring to the boil

·       Add the grated zest of one Lemon and slice remaining lemons and add all to the pot

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·       Leave covered for 24 hours

·       Sieve the contents of the saucepan through a muslin cloth

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·       Pour into sterilised glass bottles

·       Serve like a cordial so a dash in a glass with either still or sparkling water