How to Make Elderflower Cordial

  • 01 of 09

    8 Top Tips for Making Elderflower Cordial

    Close up of elderflower
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    A sweet, lemony, elderflower-scented cordial makes a refreshing drink in summer, and it also adds a superb touch to many different recipes. A cordial can last for up to a year when it's preserved properly.  

    Making an elderflower cordial is easy. Here are a few hints and tips to turn your homemade drink into the best cordial ever. 

    WARNING: Although the flowers make a fabulous drink and they can be dried and made into a tea, the leaves, twigs, and roots are toxic and should not be consumed.

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