Mixed with sparkling water and lots of ice, elderflower cordial is a delicious and refreshing drink hot (well warm) summer's days.
Put the sugar and water in a large heavy based saucepan and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Bring to the boil.
Remove from the heat.
Add the washed flowers, zest of 2 lemons, sliced lemons and citric acid.
Cover and leave for 24 hours to infuse.
Sieve through a clean tea towel or muslin cloth into sealed sterilised bottles.
Once opened, keep in the fridge.
Serving Size Many servings!