Elderflower syrup for Hugo cocktail

A simple and very economical recipe for making your own homemade syrup almost for free and above all naturally.

Done in 1 d. 30 min.

  • preparation 10 min.
  • cuisson 20 min.
  • repos 1 d.


1 sauce pan 1 skimmer 2 bouteilles en verre 1L

Ingredients for 50 parts


  • Wash the elderflowers in cold water to remove impurities and insects.
  • Put the cleaned flowers in a saucepan and add the cut lemon zest and water.
  • Put the pan on the heat and wait for the water to boil, leave it on the heat for another 10 minutes
  • Once cooled, remove the zest from the lemon and leave the infusion in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours
  • Once this interval has elapsed, separate the elderflowers from the liquid using cheesecloth.
  • Bring the liquid and the sugar to a boil. Leave the elderberry syrup on the heat until it begins to set. You can optionally add lemon juice to taste during this process.
  • When the elderberry syrup is ready, pour into sterilized bottles and store them in a cool place away from light.

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