June 16, 2014

KATECOOKS: ELDERFLOWER CORDIAL

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.10 Large Elderflower Heads
.900ml Boiling Water
.2 Tablespoons Maple Syrup
.340g White Sugar
.25g Citric Acid
.Sterilised Bottle
.Muslin Cloth


:HOW TO:
1.Whack the Elderflower heads into a large pan or plastic bucket and Pour over the boiling water
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(SO PRETTY)

2.Add the Sugar,Citric Acid and Maple Syrup then give it a good stir.

3.(The boring bit) Cover pan with a clean damp cloth and leave it to sit in a cool dark place for 48hours....Tick tock,tick tock.

4.After you've waited a lifetime, line a sieve with a clean muslin cloth and place over a jug.
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5. Pour your concoction through the muslin,this will catch all the flowers and bits that you don't want in your stomach.
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6. Decant into a nice bottle and hey presto,just add water and you have the perfect summer drink (Add Gin to make it even more perfect)
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Let me know if you try this,its super easy and the hedges are full of Elderflowers at the moment,so no excuses!!

Much Love


1 comment:

  1. Very cool! I wouldn't even know where to get elderflowers where I live but it's a cool project!

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