Blackberry Cordial

Blackberry Cordial

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Course Side Dish
Cuisine Irish
Servings 400 ml


  • 100 ml water
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 250 g blackcurrants
  • ½ lemon juice
  • ½ clementine zest or juice or half an orange


  • In a saucepan, place the water, blackcurrant, lemon juice and a little of the clementine zest.
  • Bring to the boil and simmer for 3-5 minutes until the berries are all broken down into a puree texture. Crush with a spoon if needed. Remove from the heat, Pour the mixture through a moulin set with a fine mesh or a fine sieve. Press with the spoon to extract as much as possible of liquid.
  • Check the sharpness and add extra lemon juice if needed or dissolve extra sugar if too sharp. Set aside to cool.
  • Store in a jug in the fridge for about 2 months or so.
  • Serve diluted with cool water or freeze into ice cubes and serve from frozen into water bottle for school or work!.
Keyword berries, cordial, Kevin Dundon

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