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Blackcurrant cordial

Blackcurrant cordial

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook: -
  • Easy
  • makes 600ml

This easy recipe is a great way to use up a pick-your-own glut of blackcurrants and makes a refreshing summer drink

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per 25ml
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal46
low infat0g
saturates0g
carbs11g
sugars11g
fibre0.3g
protein0.1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the sugar in a large saucepan with 300ml water. Bring to a simmer then add the lemon zest and juice followed by the blackcurrants. Cook the mixture over a medium heat until the blackcurrants start to soften and burst.

  • STEP 2

    Pour the mixture through a sieve lined with muslin into a clean, heatproof jug then transfer to sterilised bottles. Keeps in the fridge for up to 1 month.

  • STEP 3

    Serve approx. 25ml of cordial per 100ml sparkling or still water, or dilute to taste.

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Rating: 5 out of 5.11 ratings
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