Total Time
48hrs 40mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 48 hrs

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Do not wash the flower, but remove any insects and the thick stalks.
  2. Place the sugar in a very large bowl and cover with 2 pints of boiling water.
  3. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Then add 6 pints cold water, the rind and juice of the lemons, the vinegar and flowers.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Cover and leave, covered, for 48 hours, stirring occasionally.
  7. Strain through a fine sieve into clean bottles with screw tops.
  8. Leave an inch gap at the top of each bottle and screw down well.
  9. Leave in a cool place to mature. Nice served with ice. Ready to drink in 6 weeks but it tastes better the longer it is left.


Most Helpful

You got it goin on Miss Strawberry Girl. To all innocent folk out there; read and heed this, make this and thou shalt rule as I do. Rock and roll. x

MrCat July 30, 2007

I made this and I love it!! It really does get very bubbly.I left it for about a week in my cellar but couldn't wait any longer!I used a few more elderflower heads as I had them and didnt want to throw them year Ill make a bigger batch.

avi gold July 08, 2007

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