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READY IN:
48hrs 40mins
YIELD:
1 batch
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Do not wash the flower, but remove any insects and the thick stalks.
  2. Place the sugar in a very large bowl and cover with 2 pints of boiling water.
  3. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  4. Then add 6 pints cold water, the rind and juice of the lemons, the vinegar and flowers.
  5. Stir well.
  6. Cover and leave, covered, for 48 hours, stirring occasionally.
  7. Strain through a fine sieve into clean bottles with screw tops.
  8. Leave an inch gap at the top of each bottle and screw down well.
  9. Leave in a cool place to mature. Nice served with ice. Ready to drink in 6 weeks but it tastes better the longer it is left.

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