This is a terrific drink for hot summer days, and a fantastic rival to lemonade. You'll find food grade citric acid at a health food store or Asian market. Since this recipe makes a concentrate, dilute with water to taste or pour over ice to serve.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
1 day
total:
1 day
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine the elderflower heads, sugar, lemon juice, and citric acid in a large acid-proof container. Pour the boiling water over the ingredients and let steep for 24 hours, stirring occasionally.

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  • Strain the liquid by pouring it through muslin into a large bowl. Ladle into bottles and refrigerate, or pour into freezer containers and freeze.

Nutrition Facts

586 calories; protein 0.1g; carbohydrates 151.7g 51% DV; fatg; cholesterolmg; sodium 7.3mg. Full Nutrition

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06/08/2010
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