Wild Fermented Elderflower Soda

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Wild Fermented Elderflower Soda

I had prepared this recipe last year, but I had a small accident (the bottle exploded) and I didn't get to show you the final drink. Until now, I used to make Elderflower Lemonade, but I said to try more recipes with elderflowers - I was very impressed, I would say it is a Russian "Kvas" (a kind of soda) with the aroma of flowers.

I've already done 2 rounds since the elderflowers appeared, I tried to freeze / thaw them - they keep their aroma well, so you can make reservations for the winter as well.


4 l
10 pieces
600 g
4 pieces
put 2-4 lemons, depending on how juicy the lemons are
Bakers yeast
10 g

Step by step


Wash the  flowers well in a sieve.


Put them in a deeper jar - about 3 liters.


Pour the sugar over the flowers.


Squeeze the lemons - put the juice and peels in the jar. Pour enough water to cover all the ingredients well and leave the jar overnight, covered with a towel or gauze.


After this time pour a little water from the jar into a bowl and mix it with the yeast.


Put all the ingredients in a larger jar - I used a 5 liter water bottle - eventually cut it in the mouth, to make it wider.

Add water and dissolved yeast, mix everything well. Cover the bottle / jar with a gauze or towel and leave for 1-2 days until it penetrates and acidifies. Periodically taste it - strain it and put it in the fridge when it seems salty enough. In a warm place it is done even in one day.

Be very careful not to put a tight lid on the bottle - it will definitely explode and do your job not very pleasant.


Keep it in the fridge in bottles and serve cold with great pleasure :)

Good appetite!

Quantity: 5 l
Prep time: 120 min
Difficulty: easy
Ready in: 20 min
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