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    Elderflower Fritters

    Serves 4 for the batter: 3½ oz / 100g plain flour 2 tablespoons sunflower oil 175ml sparkling mineral water a tablespoon of caster sugar an egg white oil for deep drying 16 large elderflowers a plate thickly dusted with caster sugar Sift the flour into a large basin then add the oil and...
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    Waterloo Cocktail

    2 parts Beefeater 24 gin 1 part St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur ¼ part Hiram Walker Raspberry Liqueur Top with Brut Champagne Stir gin & elderflower with ice and strain into a champagne flute. Layer Champagne. Add Raspberry Liqueur using a barspoon.
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    Moonshine bells

    0.68 oz. Orange Flower Water 1/3 oz. Blackcurrant Cordial 1.7 oz. Triple Sec 3/4 oz. Lime Juice Shake all ingredients together with the lime wedges. Originally meant to be with Elderflower cordial instead of o.j. flower water!
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    Wiltshire Whitsun Cake

    3/4 lb Sm. tart green gooseberries 6 oz Butter 5 Elderflower blossoms* 6 oz Pale muscovado sugar 1/2 lb Plain wholemeal flour Demerara sugar 2 ts Baking powder Flowers & leaves to garnish 2 lg Eggs 8 servings *Note: A handful of sweet geranium or lemon balm leaves may be substitued for...
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    Muscat Ice

    1 1/2 lb Tart green gooseberries 6 oz Caster sugar 3 Heads elderflower blossoms* 225 g Greek strained yoghurt 8 servings *Note: You may use 3 OR 4 heads of elderflower blossom. Put the gooseberries into a heavy-based saucepan or casserole. The fruit should be still damp from rinsing...