Elderflower Wand Biscuits

Sophie Conran’s Elderflower Wand Biscuits for Belvoir  

These Elderflower wand biscuits are so pretty! They would be perfect for any little girl’s fairy themed party.

Elderflower biscuits - fairy wand biscuits

Ingredients for the biscuits

This makes roughly 40 biscuits, depending on the size. We only used half of the mixture and froze the other half to use on another occasion.

400g Plain Flour

150g Caster Sugar

150g Butter (Cubed)

2 tbsp Golden Syrup

100ml Elderflower cordial


  • Pre heat the oven to 220°C.
  • Sift the flour into a bowl and add the cubed butter. Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until it looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Heat the elderflower cordial and golden syrup in a small pan. Pour into the flour and butter mixture and add the sugar.
  • Continue to mix all the ingredients together with your hands until it comes together in a ball.
  • Remove and divide into two balls and place on a floured surface.
  • Butter a large baking tray.
  • Roll out the first ball of cookie dough and using a cookie cutter of your choice cut into shapes.
  • Wrap the second ball in cling film and freeze.
  • Place on the baking tray and cook for 8 minutes. Cool on a rack before decorating.

To make Elderflower icing


  • 4 heaped tbsp icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp elderflower cordial


  • Mix the ingredients together in a bowl. Feel free to add a little colouring, depending on how you plan to decorate your biscuits.

Sophie says:

“Decorate your biscuits to your heart’s content! I like edible glitter, candied lemon, edible flowers and jelly tots. Cookies are great to decorate with children, just fill bowls with lots of different things to decorate with and have fun!”

We love Belvoir cordials, they are a treat for us. If we are having a barbecue or gathering, as we don’t drink alcohol we go and get lots of lovely drinks like Belvoir cordials instead. I have never tried baking with Belvoir myself though, but we will be receiving some cordials soon so that we can have a go at home – So look out for more Elderflower recipes coming up on the blog soon.

I’ll also be running a competition for one lucky In The Playroom reader to win an amazing hamper full of Belvoir and baking products! 

For more information on Belvoir and the Elderflower Festival, visit www.belvoirfruitfarms.co.uk.

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31 thoughts on “Elderflower Wand Biscuits”

  1. These sound yummy! I have a recipe for fruit & shortbread with elderflower cordial as a dressing, it’s gorgeous! I’ll have to dig it out now- we haven’t had it for a while. I’ll make a batch of these too!! 🙂 x

  2. These biscuits would be great for a child’s party – I’ve never tried the Belvoir Elderflower cordial but would love to!

  3. Wooo I have some of this Elderflower cordial so will have a go at making this at the weekend as it is due to be wet and windy! Thank you!

  4. I eventually tried this recipe and while they didn’t turn out as pretty as yours lol, my kids seemed to enjoy them x

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