Feijoa Cordial

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This feijoa cordial uses the feijoa skins which means you really can have you feijoas and eat them too!

30 min

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  • 12-14 feijoa skins
  • 1 litre water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon tartaric acid
  • 600 gram sugar


  1. To prepare the feijoa skins you can either grate them using a grater, zest them using a lemon peeler, or if you like their earthy taste, you can use the whole skin.
  2. Put the water and lemon juice into a large pot. Add the feijoa skins, tartaric acid and sugar. Stir to combine.
  3. Bring to the boil, simmer until sugar has dissolved (about five minutes).
  4. Strain the cordial through a fine sieve. Leave to cool then pour into sterile bottles.
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