Lemon and elderflower celebration cake topped with flowers

Elderflower recipes

34 Recipes

Enter the great outdoors and forage for this springtime blossom. It can be used to make cordial, cakes, cocktails and much more...

Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

4.56

(50 ratings)

Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday...
  • 1 hour and 25 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Easy elderflower liqueur

0

(0 ratings)

Go foraging for a homemade elderflower liqueur – choose creamy looking blossoms well away from pollution. Best drunk fresh, make this your summer tipple of choice...
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower gin

3.166665

(6 ratings)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower sorbet

5

(3 ratings)

Make this easy sorbet while elderflowers are in season. It's a fat-free, refreshing dessert for summer, or serve as an aperitif with a shot of gin poured over...
  • 30 mins
  • Easy

Gooseberry & elderflower trifle

0

(0 ratings)

Bake your own homemade sponge make this trifle extra special. With gooseberry purée and elderflower cordial, it's full of summer flavours...
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Homemade elderflower cordial

4.490195

(51 ratings)

Fragrant and refreshing, springtime elderflower cordial is easy to make. Mix with sparkling water to create elderflower pressé, or add to wine, prosecco or champagne to start a party in style
  • 24 hours
  • Easy

Summer pudding with elderflower

0

(0 ratings)

Use sourdough bread in this summer pudding to complement the sweetness of berries and elderflower – a perfect summer dessert...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower wine

5

(1 rating)

Make your own delicious elderflower wine with our fabulous summery recipe. This delectable alcoholic drink is perfect for using our favourite seasonal ingredient
  • More effort

Elderflower champagne

3

(1 rating)

Make a stunning bottle of seasonal elderflower champagne with our step-by-step recipe. This delicate, floral, alcoholic drink is perfect for sipping on summer nights
  • More effort

Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

4.4

(5 ratings)

This delicately coloured, refreshing take on the classic gin and tonic makes a perfect picnic tipple
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry & elderflower trifle

4.666665

(3 ratings)

The plumpest, ripest strawberries make up this classic summer trifle with ginger jelly and a lemon drizzle cake base
  • 45 mins
  • A challenge

Elderflower fritters with honey

4.5

(2 ratings)

Lightly fried, golden and crunchy, drizzle these delicately battered elderflowers with orange blossom honey for a dessert with a difference
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer punch

4.75

(4 ratings)

A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Elderflower & meringue eclairs

0

(0 ratings)

These stunning choux pastry eclairs have a delicate floral filling and pretty pastel glaze - an extra special afternoon tea treat
  • 2 hours and 35 mins
  • A challenge
  • Vegetarian

Lemon & elderflower fizz

5

(2 ratings)

Raise a toast with this zesty cocktail with a gin and sparkling prosecco base and lemon sorbet and elderflower cordial mixers
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

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