Elderberry Syrup Recipe
A note on sugar syrup.
Elderberry syrup recipe. 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. Learn more on the berry compelling elderberry benefits along with how to prepare a delectable elderberry syrup. Classic elderberry syrup recipe. Make sure the sugar is dissolved before bringing to the boil.
Makes about 3 cups of syrup without alcohol 4 cups with alcohol. 1 organic sweet cinnamon stick. Theres some science behind the stuff but there are caveats too. Take that syrup and add it to 1 quart of vodka 80 proof or 100 whatever floats your boat.
Do not stir the sugar syrup once the sugar has dissolved or the sugar will crystallise. But i admit im partial to elderberry mead which is a naturally fermented honey wine. It is finished and ready to drink. Just make sure you use a caloric sweetener so that the root beer ferments.
7 benefits of elderberry syrup. Elderberry and its syrup derivative have been vastly explored as a natural remedy for various health conditions including the flu a cold and diabetes. Here is my shortcut recipe and it tastes great. Choose individual bottles small or big gift boxes and different collections.
To test if the sugar is completely dissolved scoop out a small amount of the syrup with a spoon. If you add your starter to the hot herbal decoction the heat will kill the wild bacteria. This root beer recipe uses unrefined cane sugar but you can you can also try maple syrup maple sugar coconut sugar and honey. You should not be able to see any sugars crystals in the liquid.
Shop for organic infused barrel aged premium maple syrups from vermont. 2 cups dried organic elderberries. Sales of elderberry extract and syrup are way up. Elderberry coridials are a spicy immune boosting adult version of elderberry syrup made with ginger cinnamon and rose hips.
But the science says to be careful. Make a quart of elderberry syrup from either dry or fresh elderberries but dry is what i have always used. 4 cups cold water distilled purified or spring water works best 2 3 tsp.