Elderflower Vinegar

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By James Viles

Published 2016

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  • 450 g (1 lb) honey or 1.35 kg (3 lb 1 oz) white sugar cane
  • 75 ml (2ΒΌ fl oz) cider vinegar
  • 7-8 elderflower heads with flowers


Dissolve the honey in 1 litre (35 fl oz) boiling water. Add 3 litres (105 fl oz) cold water and the vinegar and elderflower heads. Store in a demi-john (found at your local home brew supply store). Allow 2 weeks for the fermentation process to take place.


In an airtight jar in the fridge or a cool place for up to 1 year.