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Elderberry Syrup

This sick season, make this tasty syrup that is a great immune booster! This all natural, vitramin packed syrup is flavorful and helps prevent colds/flu.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 12
Author: The Cookin' Chicks


  • 1/2 cup dried elderberries
  • 3 cups distilled water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon chips
  • 1/2 tsp ginger root
  • 1 tsp echinacea root
  • 3/4 cup local, raw unfiltered honey


  • In a saucepan, combine the elderberries, water, cinnamon, ginger, and Echinacea.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. 
  • Allow mixture to simmer 30-35 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and mash with a potato masher.
  • Allow syrup to cool slightly and pour through a cheesecloth into a glass bowl.
  • Pour honey into bowl and mix until fully incorporated.
  • Pour syrup into jars (I use canning jars) and seal with lid.
  • Keep jars in refrigerator for up to one month.
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