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    Default Dried Elderflower Recipes

    Howdy all.

    I successfully made a batch of Elderflower Champagne and was gearing up to make a load of cordial as I love the stuff. However, due to circumstances beyond my control I have been unable to concentrate on my hobbies!

    Can I make cordial (or wine) from dried Elderflowers (the Young's ones) and if so does anyone know the correct quantities to use?

    I have searched the interweb extensively and have found nothing useful.

    Thanks you.
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    It mentions a weight and how many flower-heads it's equal to in a C.J.J Berry recipe for elderflower wine, but I can't find the book! If someone else has their's handy....?
    I'll keep looking for it

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    Ahhhh, I have a tatty old copy of 'first steps in winemaking' - I will try and find it!

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    I made elderflower cordial but alas not enough! Even the bottles i put in the freezer have been used up!
    Can you buy dried elderflowers? If so I'll deffo make some more!
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    Yes you can get them in 50g Young's bags. Hence the research to find what quantities are required.

    I am really into the cordial too!
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    Cancel the last question! Just been on google and eBay where there's loads!
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    Have you found it MrDinkle? I can't imagine where ours has gone, I only used it the other day

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    ok. According to CJJ berry:

    3/4 pint elderflowers fresh = 1/2 oz dry.
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