Lemon Elderflower Popsicles |

Lemon Elderflower Popsicles

Elderflowers have such a short season, and these lemon elderflower popsicles with honey or maple syrup are a great way to capture their delicate flavour.

Course Dessert
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Freezing Time 4 hours
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 12 popsicles


  • 1 head elderflower, blossoms only*
  • Zest of two lemons
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 litre / 4 cups boiling water
  • Juice of three lemons
  • 60 ml / 1/4 cup honey or maple syrup


  1. Place the elderflower, lemon zest, and ginger into a large heatproof bowl. Stir in the boiling water, and steep for 10 minutes.

  2. Strain the blossoms and zest, then add the lemon juice and honey and stir to combine. Pour into popsicle moulds and add a small spoon or stick, then freeze for at least four hours before serving.


* The green of elderflowers is poisonous in large quantities, so avoid adding any here.