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5 from 2 votes

Elderflower Lemonade

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 6 TO 8


  • 1 cup fresh or dried elderflower plus more for garnish
  • 1 cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 cups filtered water


  • To a medium saucepan, add the elderflower, sugar and water. Set over medium heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Bring the mixture to a simmer and then immediately turn off the heat, cover the pan and allow to steep for 1 hour. Pour the syrup through a strainer and into a pitcher and discard the elderflowers.
  • To the strained syrup, add the freshly squeezed lemon juice and top with the water. Refridgerate until chilled, at least 2 hours. To serve, add a few ice cubes and then garnish with elderflower.


Serving: 6g