Elderberry syrup

Recipe from: 10/1/1996 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 8
Servings 0
Time

Ingredients

  • 2
    Litres
    elderberries, carefully stripped of their stalks with a fork (the stalks taste unpleasant, so discar
  • 1
    kg
    sugar
  • 1
    cinnamon stick
  • 10
    cloves
  • 10
    pimento berries
  • 2
    lemons, juice
  • 15
    ml
    lemon zest
  • 1
    Litres
    water
 

Method

 
An excellent cordial which can also be stored for winter coughs and colds.
Place all ingredients in a saucepan. Gently simmer with the lid on for 15-20 minutes. Stand and cool. Strain.
Pour into a pretty bottle. Store in the fridge. (It keeps for months.)
Pour 1/4 of a glass of syrup, and top up with iced water.
Float a few elder flowers in it and serve as a refreshing drink.
Add hot water to 1/4 cup syrup, to fill the cup, a dash of brandy and a slice of lemon, and sip slowly to ease a cough or cold or just as a winter warmer.
 

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