Elderflower champagne

Frugal Fie

SOMETHING I WILL BE MAKING AGAIN THIS YEAR / A REAL SUCCESS !
Ingredients
4 litres hot water
700g sugar
Juice and zest of four lemons
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
About 15 elderflower heads, in full bloom
A pinch of dried yeast (you may not need any but i always have had to use it)
What you do
Put the hot water and sugar into a large container (i use my sons toy bucket after its had a swish of fairy liquid)and stir until the sugar dissolves, then top up with cold water so you have 6 litres of liquid in total.
Add the lemon juice and zest, the vinegar and the flower heads and stir gently.
 Cover with clean muslin (I use old shiny clean muslin squares from when children where babies) and leave to ferment in a cool, airy place for a couple of days.
* After…

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