Time: 5 minutes + 3 days stay under the lid
- 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
- 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.
- Put those clean elderflowers in the large 5 liter stainless steel pot or the 5 liter glass jar.
- Brush the lemons clean in warm water and cut into thin slices. Add the slices to the pot/jar with elderflowers.
- Boil water in the kettle and melt in sugar and citric acid.
- Pour the hot liquid over the flowers and lemon slices.
- Put the lid on and leave the juice stay for 3 days. Strain it and pour into clean bottles.
- Let it cool down and keep in the fridge. You can freeze it to use it later, too.
- Taste it and think about upgrades.
- Tidy up.
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Recipe based on: http://www.koket.se/monika-ahlberg/safta-och-sylta/frukt-och-bar/fladerblomssaft/ (Swedish)
Photographer: Klara Kvicerova, 2016