Recipe for Loganberry Cordial

Makes 2¾ pints (425ml).

1½ lb (700g) loganberries

12oz (350g) caster sugar

Juice of 1 lemon

1¾ pints (1litre) water

Put the fruit, sugar and water into a stainless steel saucepan over a medium heat. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until the loganberries soften and disintegrate.

Remove from the heat, add the freshly squeezed lemon juice. Cool.

Pour through a nylon sieve. Rub the pulp through and discard the pips. Pour into sterilised bottles. Seal and store in the fridge.

Dilute with water, sparkling water, champagne or prosecco at a ratio of 4 cordial to 6 water.


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