...by a few ladies down under for whom it is elderflower time, here is my recipe for Elderflower Cordial.
of fresh elderflowers
of boiled water
Add the sugar to the water and stir until dissolved and then add to the bowl. Give it all a good stir, cover and leave for two days stirring occasionally and enjoying the delicious smell!
Strain and bottle. Store in the fridge.
taste with still or, my favorite, fizzy water. A splash in fizzy white wine is also delicious.
If you have access to gooseberries then use some of the cordial to sweeten them for a pie or crumble