A sprig of elderflower alongside a glass of elderflower gin

Elderflower gin

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Prep: 5 mins Plus 24 hours steeping. No cook

Easy

Makes 500ml

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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan

Nutrition: Per 25ml

  • kcal70
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs1g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 6-8 freshly picked elderflower heads
  • 1 strip lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp golden caster sugar
  • 500ml gin
    Gin

    Gin

    jinn

    Like all safe alcoholic drinks, gin is based on ethanol, an intoxicating liquid chemical that…

Method

  1. Shake any obvious bugs off the elderflower heads then put them into a large jar or jug. Add the lemon peel, caster sugar and pour over the gin. Cover and leave to infuse for 24hrs.

  2. Strain through coffee filter paper or 2 sheets of kitchen paper into a clean bottle. Keeps for up to 1 month. Serve with tonic water, lots of ice and a dash of sugar syrup if you like.

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