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Elderflower gin

Elderflower Gin

  • Author: Tastebotanical
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 500 ml 1x
  • Category: Gin
  • Cuisine: English


Add the scent of early English summer to your cocktails with this home-made Elderflower Gin.


  • 6 elderflower heads
  • 1 strip peel from an unwaxed lemon
  • 1 tablespoon of caster sugar
  • 500 ml gin


  1. Wash the elderflower heads to remove any insects.
  2. Put the elderflower heads into the jar together with the lemon peel and caster sugar.  Add the gin.
  3. Allow to infuse for 24 hours.
  4. Strain through a sieve lined with muslin or kitchen paper into a clean jar or bottle.
  5. The gin will keep for approximately one month.

Keywords: elderflower gin