Rose & Raspberry Cordial
1 ½ cups white sugar
Juice of 1 lemon
1 ½ cups water
300g fresh raspberries
2 Tbs rosewater
Sparkling water or Sparkling Wine to serve
Place sugar, lemon juice and water in a pot over medium-low heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved.
Add raspberries and increase the heat to bring to a simmer.
Simmer for 10 minutes then remove from heat and stir in rosewater.
Press mixture through a fine sieve to remove the seeds.
Store cordial in a clean, sterilized bottle.
To serve, fill a glass with ice, add some cordial, then top with the sparkling water or sparkling wine.
Garnish with some organic rose petals (optional)