Mar 31, 2014 - MOCKTAILS, RECIPES    No Comments

ELDERFLOWER SPARKLER

Light and refreshing taste.

Makes about 10 pints.

3 1/2 cups superfine sugar  or stevia
2 cups hot water
4 large fresh elderflower heads
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
juice and pared rind of 1 lemon
8 1/2 pints water, heated to almost boiling

Mix the sweetener with the hot water.  Pour the mixture into a large glass or plastic container.
Add all the remaining ingredients.
Stir well, cover and leave for about 5 days.

Strain off the liquid into sterilized screw top bottles.  Glass or plastic.
Leave for a further week (or a bit more).
Serve very cold with slivers of lemon rind.

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