Melting Elderflower Cordial Sorbet
Recipe Type: Dessert
Cuisine: Scandinavian
Prep Time: 
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Serves: 4
A deliciously refreshing dessert with Scandinavian flavors.
  • 1 Pint (0,5l) of concentrated elderflower cordial
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1 Cup (2,5dl) of water
  • 2 Egg whites from free range eggs
  • 4 Tablespoons of sugar
  1. Heat the water and sugar until the sugar has disolved. Leave to cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Mix ¾ of the cordial with the juice from lemon and the sugar water.
  3. Whisk the egg whites into a stiff foam. Gently fold into the cordial mix.
  4. Place in ice cream maker and run until smooth. Serve immediately.
  5. Mix the rest of the cordial with the amount of water the label dictates. Chill in the freezer for 5-10 minutes before serving.
  6. When serving, place one ball of sorbet in the middle of a deep plate.  Pour a couple of tablespoons of the chilled elderflower juice over the sorbet so it starts melting slightly. Garnish with a mint leaf.
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