Respect Your Elderflowers

Sweetly aromatic heads of elderflowers are cropping up all over. Capture their springlike essence while you can with these DIY elderflower projects.

Elderflower Liqueur
Elderflower Liqueur
St. Germain sure does come in a pretty bottle, but you can make your own for a fraction the cost. DIY St. Germain FTW! (Image via Well Hung Food)

Elderflower Cordial
Elderflower Cordial
Or, capture the sweet aroma of elderflowers in a syrup, perfect in cocktails or sodas. (Image via Use Real Butter)
Elderflower Soda
Speaking of soda, you can make a probiotic fizzy drink with your elderflowers using lactofermentation. (Image via And Here We Are)
Elderflower Gin
Elderflower Gin
Try this infusion of dried elderberries and dried elderflowers in gin. Delicious in champagne! (Image via Boozed and Infused)
Elderflower Teabags
Elderflower Teabags
Wrap up dried elderflower and any other herbs or flowers you like in sachets of cheesecloth, staple shut with string and a pretty tag, and voilĂ  -- DIY teabags. (Image via Wildcraft Diva)

 

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