Elderberry syrup

There is nothing more refreshing then some sparkling water with a bit of elderberry syrup. Add some slices of lime and mint – and there you go!

Shopping List

  • 1l of water (6 C)
  • 250g sugar ( 1 1/2 C)
  • 15 umbels of elderflower
  • 2 lemons


  1. Heat the water up until it boils.
  2. Add the sugar and turn the heat off as soon as the sugar has diluted.
  3. Slice the lemons and remove the thicker stems from the umbels. Check whether there is any dirt or small insects inside the umbels.
  4. Wait until the sugary water cooled down to room temperature. Add the slices of lemon as well as the umbels and stir it carefully.
  5. Close the pot with a lid and store it for 3 days at a cool place. Stir it ones a day.
  6. After three days filter the mixture through a sieve and fill it in clean bottles.


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