LILAC SYRUP a taste of spring.

SYRENSAFTslide1aLILAC SYRUP taste of spring in a magical red colour. Serv LILAC SYRUP chilled with a slice of lemon and icecubes. Yes, Lilacs are edible (Syringa vulgaris). Lilacs grow into huge bushes with hundreds of blossoms that exude the most heavenly scent. Lilacs have a short season and blossom in spring in May. So get out there and pick your Lilacs! The recipe gives approximately 2 liter of LILAC SYRUP. Fill in cleaned, boiled glass “Clip Top Preserve Bottles” . Store in refrigerator. LILAC SYRUP a taste of spring in a magical red colour.SYRENSAFTslide2INGREDIENTS: 30 LILAC HEADS; 1½ lemons, sliced; 900 grams granulated sugar; 30 grams citric acid ; 1¼ liter boiling water. Container of minimum 3 liters; glass-bottles (Clip Top Preserve Bottles).SYRENSAFTslide3HOW TO DO: Strip LILAC FLOWERS from their stems. Place LILACS in a large container. A container non-reactive to boiling water and to store for 3 days in refrigerator. Mix sugar and citric acid. Add sugar and citric acid into LILACS. Place lemon slices on top of LILACS. Bring water to boil. Pour boiling water over the LILACS-mix. Stir well so that sugar and citric acid dissolves. Cover the container with folie. Store in refrigerator for 3 days.SYRENSAFTslide4Take it out of refrigerator one time each day – to stir everything well (”from bottom and up and around”). Cover again and store in refrigerator. After 3 days: Use a clean tea-towell/piece of cloth (cotton) – to pass the LILACS through the cloth into cleaned, boiled glass-containers. Close bottles. Store LILAC SYRUP in refrigerator. Serv a glass of LILAC SYRUP diluted with ice water, a slice of lemon and ice cubes… LILAC SYRUP a taste of spring in a magical red colour. Bon appetit !SYRENSAFTSLIDE5a

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