You need about 20 large elderflower heads about 300g
Add 300g of washed and dried elderflower heads
Poor 1kilo of sugar into 1litre of water and put it on, until it boils. Remember to stir constantly ........ It takes about 10 mins or so to boil
Bring to the boil for a few mins until its a light syrup with all the sugar crystals dissolved . Let it cool very slightly
Sprinkle over the 2tsp of vitamin c powder over the elder flowers and 2 chopped lemons
Poor the now cool ish water with the sugar in over the top and with a spoon make sure it is all covered
Wants it cool cover it up and put it in the fridge for 3-4 days
stirr once a day.
Then after the 3-4 days drain through a piece of muslin (or an unused new J-cloth) and bottle it .It will keep in your fridge for months if kept sealed. Once open, try to use within a week or so.
- 300g Elderberry flower heads
- 1 litre of water
- 1kilo of sugar
- 2 untreated lemons
- 2tsp of vitamin c powder