As well as making a refreshing cordial, the aromatic, herby flavour of elderflower is perfect in puddings, jellies and cakes.
Scent can vary quite a bit between trees. When you’re foraging for elderflowers, make sure you sniff the flowers on a few different trees before picking – until you find some with a fresh-not-musty scent you love. Try to avoid trees near busy roads if you can. Take a pair of sharp scissors, a couple of large bags, and off you go!
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Pannacotta with gooseberry and elderflower compote
A perfectly set, wobbling pannacotta is a wonderful thing. Served with sweet-tart gooseberry compote, to cut through the creaminess, it...
Strawberry and elderflower fool with lemon biscuits
You’d be a fool not to try these light, summery strawberry and elderflower desserts topped with moreish lemon biscuits. Or,...
Elderflower, lemon and cherry cream flourless cake
A flourless cake with elderflower cordial (or you can use liqueur), lemon and cherry cream is a dream for gluten-free...
Strawberry, elderflower and prosecco cream jellies
Make the most of seasonal summer strawberries with this decadent jelly recipe. Elderflower works so well with strawberry, and the...
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