Easiest ever cordial

Make your own fruity flavoured cordials and follow our easy 'how to' video.

​Points to remember

  • Put 300g golden caster sugar in a large saucepan with 300ml water. Bring to a simmer then add the zest and juice of 2 lemons and 450g of your chosen fruit. (We used either rhubarb, peach or strawberry.)
  • Cook the mixture over a medium heat until the fruit is falling apart.
  • 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.
  • Serve approx. 25ml of cordial per 100ml sparkling water, or to taste.
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TIPS
TO STERILISE

Wash the bottles with hot, soapy water, rinse, then place on a baking sheet in a low oven to dry completely.