As the raspberries begin to ripen, and the temperatures continue to soar we thought that now would be a good time to make some of our delicious raspberry cordial. And if you would like a little help to speed the fruit picking along take a look at our berry pickers. Their clever design means you can pick your soft fruit 10 times quicker, which will leave enough time to make some of this delicious cordial.
220g caster sugar
sparkling or still water
Combine the raspberries and sugar and heat over a low heat until the sugar has dissolved
Bring to the boil and cook for 2 minutes until the syrup begins to thicken
Remove from the heat
Blend in a food mixer
Strain through a sieve to remove the raspberry seeds
Pour into a sealable glass bottle
When ready to serve, put some cordial in a glass and add sparkling or still water, some ice and a slice of lemon. Take your glass, find a shady spot and enjoy!