Elderflower and herb cooler

Elderflower & herb cooler

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Prep: 10 mins no cook


Serves 4

Make the perfect spring cocktail with a spritz of elderflower and beautiful edible flowers to finish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal243
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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  • 2 thyme sprigs, leaves only
  • 2 rosemary sprigs, leaves only



    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 8 edible flowers (such as pansies, rose petals and borage)
  • 50ml elderflower cordial
  • 150ml elderflower liqueur
  • 150ml gin



    Gin has enjoyed a huge revival recently. It's usually served alongside tonic water (a…

  • ice
  • 330ml can sparkling water


  1. Pop the herbs and flowers into the holes of an ice cube tray, fill with water and freeze for 2-3 hrs or until frozen solid.

  2. Pour the elderflower cordial, elderflower liqueur, gin and a large handful of ice cubes into a large jug. Stir until the outside of the jug feels cold then strain into 4 tall glasses or champagne flutes. Top with the soda and add a few more ice cubes and the floral ones too. Serve immediately.

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23rd Mar, 2018
This looks like a lovely cocktail to try at Easter, but the ingredient list doesn’t seem to match what is being used in the method? Rhubarb cordial or elderflower cordial? Can of sparkling water or can of soda water? I’m going to try soda water and elderflower cordial.
4th Jun, 2016
Just delicious. Bit too delicious for our own good.
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