Elderflowers come into bloom in late May and early June — Elder can be found growing at the edge of mixed woodland, as well as in parks and scrubland. Use the instructions below to become a pro in making elderflower cordial to share with your friends and family.
If you need help to identify an elder, check out this Woodland Trust guide. It is important with foraged foods to be totally sure about what you are collecting.
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Take it further
If you enjoyed making this delicious cordial you could try making our signature mocktail the Woody to drink at your next group night, party or just around the dinner table.