Elderflower Syrup Itself Making – The Summer Enjoy Glass

Editor   September 14, 2015   Comments Off on Elderflower Syrup Itself Making – The Summer Enjoy Glass

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A simple Elderflower cordial recipe

The good house spirits in the elder tree living in the ancient popular belief. It something to be true, because elder is very healthy and most fragrant. You can enjoy this especially in summer in the form of a homemade Elderflower cordial. You picking the magnificent white flowers in May and June, and so we must welcome the early summer in a fresh, delicious way. Elderberry has always been a very popular home remedy. He likes to drink as a tea for colds. From the black fruits, jams, juices and cakes are prepared. Its high vitamin C content makes it a very popular and healthy drink which always preferred big and small.

Precious white flowers in a basket


Elderflower syrup flowers picking basket

The first step in making an Elderflower syrup itself, is the actual picking of flowers. Do it in a sustainable way and while selecting the best flowers. Try to pick it but from different branches and not only at one point. The elder also needed the flowers to get his valuable fruits later. Use the best scissors so that you do not cut the branches. Then place the flowers in a wicker basket, a fabric bag or a paper packet. Under no circumstances, use plastic bag. This can only sweat the flowers and reduce their healthy properties. Looking good, that all picked flowers opened nicely, but not yet withered because it is important for the quality of the syrup.

Looks like a perfect elderberry flowers

Elderflower syrup fresh flowers picking healthy

It is advisable to prepare the syrup in the next 24 hours. Until then, keep flowers in a cool, dry place.

Next, take a large pot and fill it with 1000 g of raw sugar. Then stir 5 cups water and add citric acid to 1 tsp. If you want to serve the syrup immediately, you can quietly away the citric acid. To use this as a kind of natural preservative.

A few ingredients, a few appliances – a great result

Elderflower syrup homemade healthy water Pan

Then bring the syrup over medium heat to a boil. After the complete melting of the sugar, let simmer the liquid for another 5 minutes. During this time, wash and cut an organic Lemon into slices. Then remove the flower stems and give the elderberry flowers in a stainless steel Bowl.

Stir the slices of lemon

Elderflower syrup flowers cooking

Then, pour the hot syrup on it. Stir carefully. Cover well with a dish towel and place the bowl in a cool, dark place, where they spent about 3-4 days remains. Stir once a day. More importantly, no longer than 5 days allow the syrup with the flowers together, because they can then ferment.

You can use also a sieve at the flowers separating

Elderflower syrup prepare homemade healthy screen

Remove the flowers from the syrup. This should now have a pleasant golden color. Cook the Elderflower syrup again for a few minutes and in this time sterilize the jars for the retention of the syrup.

Rather than cook them in a pot, you can get them in the oven at 150 ° C for about 15 minutes can

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Now remains to pour only the hot syrup into sterilized jars. Close to strong. The syrup storage will be optimal in a cool, dry place. While the syrup is well preserved and edible up to one year. After opening in the refrigerator, keep the syrup.

Depending on your taste, you can mix the Elderflower cordial with sparkling water or prepare them as lemonade. In any case, it tastes delicious and fresh and you can really describe him as “Summer in a glass”.

Elderflower syrup is simply perfect for healthy smoothies

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Summer dream in the garden

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Freshness and health in a

Elderflower syrup healthy beverage preparation

Choose the ingredients from organic farming

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Jar full of vitamins and minerals

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Surprise your guests with a delicious thirst quencher

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Delicious gift from nature

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Wild beauty that gives us pleasure and health

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