Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

A delicious spread. Enjoy on bread or with (aromatic) cheese(s). Makes a very nice present. When the elder is in blossom in late spring it's time to collect its umbels/heads and make use of their delicious, fresh, lightly sour sweet taste. Prep. time comes without overnight soaking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix together water, the elderflower, lemon- and orangejuice and let sit for 12 hours (best overnight).
  2. Strain into a pot (best through a close-mesh sieve) and mix with jam sugar.
  3. Bring mixture to a boil and transfer to sterile jam jars.