Elderflower Cordial with Honey

Elderflower Cordial

"Homemade St. Germaine!"
Prep Time30 days
Active Time30 minutes
Yield: 3 qt.


  • gallon jar with lid


  • enough to fill jar 2/3 Elderflower umbels, large stems removed
  • 1 cup honey
  • 2 whole lemons, sliced
  • 1 whole lime, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 gallon cheap vodka, enough to fill jar


  • Loosely pack elderflower umbels into 1 gallon jar, breaking off and discarding large stems.
  • Add lemons, lime and ginger
  • Gently heat up 2 cups of vodka and add the honey- stirring till well mixed but not hot. Let cool.
  • Pour honey vodka into jar, top off with remaining vodka.
  • Seal with lid and store in cool, dark place for 14-30 days.
  • Pour through fine mesh strainer and rebottle.
  • Enjoy!

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