Elderflower Cordial

Obenaus’s Elderflower Cordial Recipe 

Prep time: 20 minutes               Cook time: 10 minutes                           Makes about 4 litres





40 Elderflowers heads

3 Litres of boiling water

2 Kilos of sugar

50 Grams of citric acid

3 Lemons

Add the water and sugar into the largest saucepan you have, heat gently until the sugar has dissolved into the water. 

2. Add the Elderflower heads into a large container that can be used to store the cordial. Slice the lemons and place in with the Elderflower heads. 

3. When the sugar has dissolved, add the citric acid to the boiling water. 

4. Pour the solution into the large container for storage. 

5. Cover the cordial and then let it sit for 5 days, stirring once a day. 





Storage – To store, pour into plastic bottles and freeze.

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