elderflower syrup
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Course: Drinks
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
resting time: 2 days
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 11 servings
Calories: 54 kcal
Author: sanne

syrup from elderflower, lemon and honey



  • 20 elderflower umbels
  • 200 gr honey
  • 5 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 lemon - peel
  • 1 litre water


  1. boil 1 litre of water and add the honey. When the honey is resolved take it form the heat and add the lemon juice

  2. put the elderflower umbels and lemon peel in a pan and poor the honey lemon water on top. Stir carefully, lid on and let it cool down

  3. wait for a minimum of 48 hours, stir occasionally

  4. poor the syrup though a cheese cloth and use a funnel to put it in a sterilised glass bottle. Keep in the fridge. Serve with sparking water

Nutrition Facts
elderflower syrup
Amount Per Serving (100 ml undiluted)
Calories 54
% Daily Value*
Potassium 15mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Sugars 14g
Vitamin C 4.4%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 0.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.