fbpx
×
×

Yes, we are here!

At CAPPER'S FARMER and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-678-4883 or by email. Stay safe!

English Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Author Photo
By Jan Meyers | Mar 26, 2019

English Elderflower Cordial. Photo by Getty Images/knape.

Elderflower cordial is the key ingredient for a cool and refreshing summer drink.

Ingredients:

  • 2-1/2 cups water
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 12 to 15 large elderflower clusters
  • 3 tablespoons food-grade citric acid

Directions:

  1. Place water in a saucepan, and bring to a boil over high heat.
  2. Add sugar and lemon. Reduce heat to medium, and stir mixture until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add elderflower clusters and citric acid. Remove saucepan from heat, and let stand until mixture is cool, then strain.
  4. Pour cordial into a clean 1-quart bottle with a lid. Store in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
  5. Add chilled cordial, to taste, to a glass of ice water.

Learn more about elderberries and find more recipes with Growing, Harvesting, and Using Elderberries.

Capper's Farmer - Your Hub for All Things Handmade

Get step-by-step instructions, DIY projects, upcycling tutorials, and more!