How to make Elderflower Liqueur | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Elderflower Liqueur

A little bit of Summer in a bottle


Large heads
15 each
Inexpensive brand, 70cl

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  1. Snip the florets off of the flower heads into a large jar
  2. Pour over the bottle of vodka
  3. Seal the jar, shake to combine contents
  4. Make sure the flowers are under the liquid and store for at least a couple of weeks, shaking occasionally
  5. Strain the liquid through muslin or kitchen paper into a jug and taste - add a little sugar and stir, if required
  6. Pour into pretty bottles and seal securely
  7. Makes a great present!

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
20 mins
Total time:
20 mins
Soaking overnight
not included in total time

How much?

Approx 4 250ml bottles

Look after it

Just store as any other liqueur

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