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Elderflower cordial

How to make elderflower cordial
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 1 d 20 mins
Course Drinks, summer
Cuisine British, Modern European


  • cooking pot


  • 1 pot elderflowers a pot full
  • 6-8 tbsp sugar
  • 1 lemon sliced or juiced


Cooking sugar syrup

  • In a pot add 500 - 800 ml of water add the sugar and make a syrup. Bring the water to boil then add the sugar. Turn the heat off once the sugar is dissolved.
  • Making the cordial
  • Clean and wash the elderflowers to get rid of dirt and bugs. Add the sugar syrup then add the lemon. Leave it overnight so that the flavours infuse.
Keyword cordial, drinks, summer drink