Elderflower Cordial on the window sill

Elderflower cordial on the window sill.  It’s got to be summer.
Elderflower cordial

20 Elderflower heads 
2 tsp of citric acid
1.5 kg (3.5 lbs) of sugar
1.2 ltr (2.5 pints) boiling water


Boil a kettle for the water.

Fill a bowl or small bucket with all the other ingredients.

Pour the water over the other ingredients and stir until the sugar has dissolved.  Cover with a cloth.

Stir twice a day for five days.

Strain though a fine sieve or through muslin cloth and decant into sterile screw topped bottles. Refrigerate.

As with other cordials dilute with 5 parts water to serve .