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Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Learn more on the berry compelling elderberry benefits along with how to prepare a delectable elderberry syrup.

Elderberry syrup recipe. Add your starter only once the herbal mixture cools. The syrup is absorbed most quickly by the bodywhereas if you take elderberry gummies capsules lozenges or teas theyre less potent andor take longer for the body to digest. 2 cups dried organic elderberries. 1 organic sweet cinnamon stick.

Classic elderberry syrup recipe. It is finished and ready to drink. You should not be able to see any sugars crystals in the liquid. Make sure the sugar is dissolved before bringing to the boil.

You can use any elderberry syrup recipe you like best. Here is my shortcut recipe and it tastes great. Elderberry coridials are a spicy immune boosting adult version of elderberry syrup made with ginger cinnamon and rose hips. Just make sure you use a caloric sweetener so that the root beer ferments.

To test if the sugar is completely dissolved scoop out a small amount of the syrup with a spoon. But i admit im partial to elderberry mead which is a naturally fermented honey wine. Take that syrup and add it to 1 quart of vodka 80 proof or 100 whatever floats your boat. Theres some science behind the stuff but there are caveats too.

A note on sugar syrup. Make a quart of elderberry syrup from either dry or fresh elderberries but dry is what i have always used. This root beer recipe uses unrefined cane sugar but you can you can also try maple syrup maple sugar coconut sugar and honey. Sales of elderberry extract and syrup are way up.

Elderberry and its syrup derivative have been vastly explored as a natural remedy for various health conditions including the flu a cold and diabetes. Do not stir the sugar syrup once the sugar has dissolved or the sugar will crystallise. 4 cups cold water distilled purified or spring water works best 2 3 tsp. 7 benefits of elderberry syrup.

But the science says to be careful. If you add your starter to the hot herbal decoction the heat will kill the wild bacteria. Makes about 3 cups of syrup without alcohol 4 cups with alcohol.