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#1 Thu 21 Feb 13 5:49pm

william morriso

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Elderflower cordial

Hello everyone,
New here to the site and forum.  I have a question about finding a substitute for Elderflower cordial.  I'm from the states and am having a tough time finding it but also a finding a substitute.  Any ideas?  Thanks a million.

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#2 Thu 21 Feb 13 7:15pm

mummza

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Re: Elderflower cordial

welcome to the forum wiliam morriso  smile

what are you planning to use the elderflower cordial for ?

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#3 Thu 21 Feb 13 8:12pm

william morriso

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Re: Elderflower cordial

summer fruit, Elderflower and Prosecco Jelly.  I have to mix it with the gelatin.

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#4 Thu 21 Feb 13 8:29pm

mincepie

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Re: Elderflower cordial

Elderflower unsurprisingly has a summery flower fragrance, so, perhaps use clear lemonade or make a simple syrup...equal sugar and water heated till sugar is dissolved and a few drops of orange blossom water or rose.
If you go with lemonade add a little sugar as cordial is very sweet. But any fruit cordial would substitute, match to the fruit you are planning to use, although if you want to see the fruit suspended in the jelly go for a light colour.
Good luck and welcome, let us know how it goes.

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#5 Fri 22 Feb 13 5:36am

william morriso

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Re: Elderflower cordial

Thanks, I will give it a try.

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#7 Fri 22 Feb 13 11:09am

Ashen

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Re: Elderflower cordial

you could always sub it for St Germain liqueur if  alcohol isn't an issue. .. 

IT makes a Dang good G & T  with a half measure of St Germain added.  yummy  yummy  yummy


Only a fool argues with a skunk, a mule or a cook.  { cowboy saying}
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#8 Fri 22 Feb 13 1:56pm

MsPablo

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Re: Elderflower cordial

They sell Elderflower syrup at Ikea apparently . . . haven't bought it there myself, so please double check:
http://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/30117107/

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#9 Mon 25 Feb 13 7:11pm

BritFinn

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Re: Elderflower cordial

I've bought Ikeas Elderflower cordial.  It was very nice and I'd be happy to buy it again.

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#10 Sat 09 Mar 13 10:39am

wine~o

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Re: Elderflower cordial

Ban....

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