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Homemade Elderberry Cordial recipe

Homemade Elderberry Cordial Recipe

A refreshing, easy to make, elderberry cordial. Perfectly blended with citrus flavours giving you a sweet, tangy syrup.





  • Step 1.

    Clean elderberries thoroughly to remove any insects or impurities.
  • Step 2.

    Place elderberries, lemon and orange pieces into a large saucepan with water, bring to the boil.
  • Step 3.

    Reduce heat and simmer uncovered for a hour.
  • Step 4.

    Strain out the elderberries and citrus pieces.
  • Step 5.

    Add sugar into the strained juice, bring back to a gentle boil.
  • Step 6.

    Stir until the sugar has dissolved and let it gently simmer for another hour.
  • Step 7.

    Pour into sterilised bottles or jars, store in a cool, dark place.


  1. 1 kgFresh Elderberries

  2. 1.5 lWater

  3. 2 Lemons

  4. 2 Oranges

  5. 800 gGranulated sugar

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