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Elderflower recipes

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

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  • Elderflower & lemon celebration cake served on a cake stand and decorated with fresh flowers

    Lemon & elderflower celebration cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.75 ratings

    Decorate this simple elderflower and lemon cake with edible flowers for a showstopping celebration dessert. It's perfect for a wedding or birthday

  • Elderflower, lemon & vanilla cordial

    Elderflower, lemon & vanilla cordial

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    A refreshing floral concentrate to dilute with water as a drink or use in creamy light desserts like fools and syllabubs

  • Elderflower liqueur in a glass bottle

    Easy elderflower liqueur

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 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

  • A sprig of elderflower alongside a glass of elderflower gin

    Elderflower gin

    A star rating of 2.9 out of 5.7 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

  • Elderflower sorbet in a dish and dessert glasses

    Elderflower sorbet

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.5 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

  • Salad of melon & tomatoes with mint & elderflower dressing served in a salad bowl

    Salad of melon & tomatoes with mint & elderflower dressing

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Make the most of summer's best produce by using melons and tomatoes in this vibrant salad, drizzled with a mint and elderflower dressing. The secret to this salad is using the freshest ingredients

  • Gooseberry & elderflower trifle served in a trifle bowl

    Gooseberry & elderflower trifle

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Bake your own homemade sponge make this trifle extra special. With gooseberry purée and elderflower cordial, it's full of summer flavours

  • Two servings of strawberry jellies with elderflower ice cream

    Strawberry jellies with elderflower ice cream

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Get a taste of summer with strawberry jelly made with rosé wine and served with elderflower ice cream. It takes a little effort but it's a divine dessert

  • Homemade elderflower cordial

    Homemade elderflower cordial

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.61 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

  • A serving plate with a summer pudding

    Summer pudding with elderflower

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Use sourdough bread in this summer pudding to complement the sweetness of berries and elderflower – a perfect summer dessert

  • Elderflower wine being poured into two glasses

    Elderflower wine

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Elderflower champagne served in glasses

    Elderflower champagne

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    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

  • One strawberry & elderflower cobbler

    Strawberry & elderflower cobbler

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Celebrate British summertime with the flavours of elderflower and strawberries in this cobbler with a fluffy, dumpling-like scone topping

  • Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

    Elderflower & cucumber G&Ts

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

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

  • Strawberry & elderflower trifle

    Strawberry & elderflower trifle

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

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

  • Gooseberry & elderflower fizz

    Gooseberry & elderflower fizz

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    A lightly floral Prosecco-based cocktail with crushed fresh fruit and refreshing cordial

  • Elderflower fritters with honey

    Elderflower fritters with honey

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Lightly fried, golden and crunchy, drizzle these delicately battered elderflowers with orange blossom honey for a dessert with a difference

  • Summer punch 2016

    Summer punch

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

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

  • Elderflower & meringue eclairs

    Elderflower & meringue eclairs

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    These stunning choux pastry eclairs have a delicate floral filling and pretty pastel glaze - an extra special afternoon tea treat

  • Gooseberry, elderflower & sauvignon sorbet

    Gooseberry, elderflower & sauvignon sorbet

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.3 ratings

    A refreshing frozen dessert made from white wine and summer fruit. Ideal for entertaining as it can be made up to a month in advance

  • Elderflower & gooseberry vodka

    Elderflower & gooseberry vodka

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Add a shot of this fruity, fragrant infused vodka to a cocktail or serve simply with lemonade or tonic water

  • Lemon & elderflower fizz

    Lemon & elderflower fizz

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

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

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