How to Make Homemade Fruit and Berry Cordials - CITRUS
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 5minutes
Cook Time: 1hour10minutes
Total Time: 1hour15minutes
Author: Lord Byron's Kitchen
Cordials are nostalgic and remind us of simpler times. A fast paced life is no reason to forego the finer things - like how to make homemade fruit and berry cordials! In this post, you will find three recipes which will show you how to make cordials with fruit, berries, or citrus!
Add all of the lemon, lime, and orange zest large sauce pan, along with the measured amounts of lemon, lime, and orange juice. Add the sugar and water and stir to combine. Bring to a boil over high heat.
Once the mixture comes to a boil, continue to boil and stir for 5 minutes. Stir continuously and do not leave the mixture unattended.
Next, turn off the heat, but leave the sauce pan on the burner. Allow the mixture to steep and cool for 1 hour.
After the hour has passed, pour the mixture through cheesecloth to drain and to remove all of the seeds and/or pulp.
Transfer to a sterile bottle or jar. Keep refrigerated.
To use, pour approximately 1/4 cup of the syrup into a large drinking glass. Add ice and pour in 1 1/2 cups of cold water. Stir and enjoy.
Depending on how flavourful you want your drink, a serving size is about 1/4 cup mixed with 1 1/2 cups of water.