4.8 from 5 votes
Elderflower Cordial
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

The quintessential English summer drink.

Course: Drink, Drinks
Cuisine: Drink, Traditional British
Keyword: Elderflower Cordial
Servings: 12
Calories: 346 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
Ingredients
  • 20 heads of elderflower
  • 1 kg sugar
  • 1.5 L water
  • 4 lemons or 2 lemons and 2 oranges
  • 55 g citric acid
  • Campden tablets to preserve your cordial
Instructions
  1. Pick your elderflower heads and give them a very good shake as they will be full of bugs.   Place in a bowl, slice the lemons (or oranges) and add to the elderflower blooms.
Nutrition Facts
Elderflower Cordial
Amount Per Serving (12 servings)
Calories 346
% Daily Value*
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 49mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 86g 29%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 84g
Vitamin A 0.2%
Vitamin C 23.1%
Calcium 1.3%
Iron 1.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.