Elderflower-juice

Submitted by: Jenni Stavare
Making your own is easy and tastes much better than the shit you can buy for money. This is ma mums recipe. In the summer you can pick elderflowers everywhere!

Serves: many glasses

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Dietary guidance: v 

Ingredients

20 bunches of elderflowers
1,5 l water
2 l sugar (or 1,7 kg)
2 lemons (or 4 lime)
50 g cictric acid

Method

rinse flowerbunches after picking. put them in a large bucket or pot.
bring water and sugar to a boil and stir til solved. solve the acid in a small portion of the water and then add to the rest of it.
grate the peel of the lemons and squeeze them; keep juice and peel.
pour the syrup (water and sugar) over the flowers, add lemonjuice and -peel, stir a little.
store covered in a cool place for 5 days. drain through a cloth (saftsil) and bottle it up! if you wanna keep the bottles for long you could do a procedure with re-heating and adding conservatives, or you could just store it cold or freeze it. it will taste the same.

enjoy!

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