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Elderberry Syrup

Elderberry syrup is a powerful flu remedy but is also a very tasty syrup. Learn how to make your own homemade elderberry syrup.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 8 people


  • 2 cups fresh berries (or 1/2 cup dried berries)
  • 1/4 cup water (or 2 cups water with dried berries)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 stick cinnamon (optional)
  • 5 cloves
  • 2 tbsp ginger, chopped


  • Combine all ingredients (except for honey) in a pot.
  • Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to simmer.
  • Simmer for about 10 minutes.
  • Strain the mixture through a sieve, separating out and discarding the seeds and skin.
  • Add the honey until it's dissolved. Adjust for honey and sweetness as desired.
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