It’s June and the smell of Elderflowers is in the air. Summertime is the perfect time to celebrate flowers and the elderflower is simply delicious in almost any wild cocktail or drink so give it a try.
Elderflower & Lime Granita Recipe
- 400 ml elderflower cordial (homemade is best) See here for the cordial recipe
- 125 g caster sugar
- 150 ml gin
- Juice and zest of 1 lime
Pour the sugar into a pot of cold water, bring it to the boil, stirring slowly as you let the sugar dissolve.
Leave the mixture to cool. Time to add the elderflower cordial, gin and lime juice.
Stir well and freeze for an hour.
After an hour, remove from the freezer and use a rolling pin to break up the ice into pieces, return to the freezer for 2 hours.
Remove from the freezer, add to tumblers and grate the lime zest over it.