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Elderflower syrup

Fully bloomed elder blossoms give off a wonderful scent. And you can capture it as an aroma in this syrup. Blossoms, organic lemons, sugar and water are the main ingredients.


The syrup is very suitable for flavoring sparkling wine, champagne or desserts. Mixed in a ratio of 1: 4 with water, you can also make a wonderful lemonade.

This elderberry syrup is very suitable as a gift. Simply put a nice label on the bottle and prepared with love.

Elderflower and lemons in syrup

Elderflower syrup recipe

If you can get hold of fresh elderflowers or have them in your own garden, you should definitely try the syrup. Very well also suitable for flavouring dishes.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Germany
Keyword: beverage
Difficulty: Practised
Resting time: 5 days
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 3 bottles

Ingredients & Shopping list

  • 30 fully opened elderflower umbels
  • 2 organic lemons
  • 60 g citric acid
  • 2,4 kg sugar
  • 3 ltr water


  • Bring the water and sugar to the boil while stirring. After a short boil, the sugar is dissolved. Let the syrup cool down lukewarm.
  • Remove the flower stalks from the flower heads and place in a large bowl. Place lemon wedges over the flowers and sprinkle with citric acid.
  • Carefully pour the lukewarm sugar mixture over it. Cover the bowl and let it steep for 5 days in the refrigerator.
  • Then strain the mixture. To do this, place a cotton cloth in a sieve so that all flowers are held back.
  • Boil the syrup for another 5 minutes.
  • Fill everything into bottles that have been rinsed with hot water, close tightly and store in the refrigerator.

Tips & Hints

Tastes great as a lemonade diluted with water, for flavoring sparkling wine or desserts. Or as a hot drink in winter. Then the syrup is poured with hot water.
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