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It's Elderflower Cordial Time!

This is the recipe we used in 2009 (and it was gorgeous!!)




  • 4 fresh eggs
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract or vanilla pod seeds
  • 2 tsp. chocolate syrup
  • 2 tsp. instant coffee granules
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup good whiskey
  • 1 cup whipping cream

This is simply gorgeous on a hot day...

 2 lemons

½ pint water

a bunch of mint leaves 

1 tbsp liquid honey

20 fl oz Ginger ale


Adapted from the BBC Good Food Magazine

350g fresh raspberries
200g caster sugar
1 lemon sliced
1 orange sliced
225 ml cold water


1+1/2 cups raspberries; 1+1/2 cups fresh lemon juice (about 5 lemons); 1 - 1+1/2 cups sugar; 3 cups cold water.

Try to pick the sloes away from roads and pollution, I use the general recipe of 1lb sloes, 1lb caster sugar and 1 litre of gin - this produces a very sweet drink which is how we like it.
I also use vodka if I have it in - sometimes half vodka/half gin ( I call this sloe ginka for a bit of fun!) you can substitute the sloes for other fruit and the gin for another spirit, my favourite being bramble brandy and I keep meaning to make raspberry vodka which sounds delicious.

2 shots of brandy 
or whiskey

3 tsp of honey

1 tea bag

1 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp sugar

Place all the above ingredients into a large mug and add boiling water.
 Let the tea bag steep until it is the desired strength, then remove it.

 Good for colds or for the cold weather

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