How to make Elderflower Vinegar | Rosie Makes Jam Recipes

Elderflower Vinegar

A beautifully fragrant vinegar, very easily made

Ingredients

Elderflower,
Large heads
15 each
Vinegar, White Wine
1pint
600 ml

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Elderflower

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Method

  1. Pick the flowers when in full bloom and snip flowers from the stalks.
  2. Discard any insects!
  3. Pack flowers into a clean jar then pour over the vinegar.
  4. Close, and leave in a sunny place for 2-3 weeks.
  5. When ready, strain through muslin and decant vinegar into bottles.
  6. Seal, and store in a dry, dark cupboard.
  7. It is delicious as a salad dressing mixed with a light oil, or try it as a drink - use like cordial diluted with sparkling, iced mineral water. Stupendous!

How long will it take to make?

Preparation time:
15 mins
Soaking overnight
not included in total time

How much?

Will make approx. 2-3 250ml bottles

Look after it

Keep cool, store away from strong sunlight

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What to put it in

Elderflower Vinegar is a speciality that needs a special bottle, try the 100ml Serranto 

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