Rosella Syrup/Cordial

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This syrup will keep for months if refrigerated.

It is delicious over pancakes, custard, yoghurt or ice cream, and fresh fruit.
To make cordial, a very small quantity of syrup can be added to a glass and filled with (soda) water.
The syrup can also be added to milk to make a delicious drink.

5 cups sugar
4 cups water
4 cups dried rosella, chopped

Heat the sugar and water in a large saucepan until the sugar is completely dissolved.
Add the rosella and bring to the boil. Lower the heat and simmer gently until the volume of liquid is reduced by a third.
Remove from the heat and strain.
Bottle the syrup while still hot into clean bottles and seal.

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