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Elderberry Syrup


  • 1/2 cup dried elderberries
  • 1/4 cup seedless rosehips
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup raw honey


  1. Place the elderberries, rosehips, cinnamon stick, cloves, and ginger into the saucepan and cover with water.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low and simmer for 35-45 minutes. Until the liquid has reduced by almost half.
  3. Smash the berries. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer.
  4. When mixture cools to lukewarm, add 1/2 cup raw honey.
  5. Bottle the syrup and store in the refrigerator.