Cotna Eco Retreat

Elderflower Cordial

Just been picking the last of the Elderflowers to make cordial – here’s a great recipe below that we always use at Cotna Eco Retreat:

750ml water

1kg sugar

1 lemon (ideally unwaxed)

25g Citric Acid (from health food shops, brewing departments, greengrocers)

15-20 elderflower heads

  1. Heat water & dissolve sugar in it
  2. Grate the zest of the lemon & add to sugar water
  3. Half-squeeze the lemons & cut into slices, add to mix
  4. Add citric acid & elderflower heads
  5. leave to steep for 12-24 hours
  6. Sieve & bottle


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *