This is the illustration of my mum's amazing elderflower syrup.
* 20-25 elderflower umbels
* 2kg sugar
* 3 litre water
* 80g citric acid
* a few lemon slices.
1. Put 2 kg sugar and 3 litres water into a large saucepan.
Gently heat, without boiling until the sugar has dissolved.
Once the sugar has dissolved, turn off the heat and let it cool.
2. Now add 20-25 flowers to the syrup along with a few lemonslices and 80g
3. Cover the pan and leave to infuse for 2 days.
4. After two days your syrup is ready to be filled into sterilised bottles.