What does lemon elderflower cake taste like?
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People also ask, what does lemon elderflower taste like?
It's Floral, But It's Nothing Like Lavender Or Rose. Yes, there's that slightly herby flavor you'd get from edible flowers, but elderflower's sweeter than you'd expect - and a little musky. It's closer to lychee in flavor, and it has a crisp, palate-cleansing finish. Only it adds a delicate floral flavor, too.
Secondly, what are the health benefits of elderflower? Elderflower is used for swollen sinuses (sinusitis), colds, influenza (flu), swine flu, bronchitis, diabetes, and constipation. It is also used to increase urine production (as a diuretic), to increase sweating (as a diaphoretic), and to stop bleeding.
Also to know, how would you describe elderflower?
Elderflowers can be "floral and fragrant, subtle yet heady," the Independent describes. Chef Jamie Oliver describes their scent as "distinctly musky and sweet." But not all elderflowers taste the same.
What flavors go with elderflower?
Elderflower is a traditional summer flavour, and goes best with traditional summer fruits such as strawberries and raspberries. Martin Wishart uses an elderflower jelly to set a selection of summer berries, and Simon Hulstone makes an elderflower crème to go with his strawberry dessert.