Elderberry Juice

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Time: 5 minutes + 3 days stay under the lid

Ingredients:

  • 20-30 elderflower heads (the more the merrier)
  • 1,5 big bio lemons (You are going to use the peel, too.)
  • 0,8 liter water
  • 0,7 kg sugar
  • 25 g citric acid

 

Kitchen equipment: 

  • Knife / Cutting board
  • 5 liter pot with a lid or a 5 litres  glass jar with a lid
  • A kettle to boil water
  • A spoon to blend
  • Bottles with volume of approx. 2 litres.

 How to: 

  1. Put those clean elderflowers in the large  5 liter stainless steel pot or the 5 liter glass jar.
  2. Brush the lemons clean in warm water and cut into thin slices. Add the slices to the pot/jar with elderflowers.
  3. Boil water in the kettle and melt in sugar and citric acid.
  4. Pour the hot liquid over the flowers and lemon slices.
  5. Put the lid on and leave the juice stay for 3 days. Strain it and pour into clean bottles.
  6. Let it cool down and keep in the fridge. You can freeze it to use it later, too.
  7. Taste it and think about upgrades.
  8. Tidy up.
  9. Leave a comment by clicking on the “plus” icon on the right side below.

 

Enjoy!

 

Sources:

Recipe based on: http://www.koket.se/monika-ahlberg/safta-och-sylta/frukt-och-bar/fladerblomssaft/ (Swedish)
Photographer: Klara Kvicerova, 2016

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