Ingredients

  • 3.5c filtered  water
  • 1c organic dried elderberries
  • 2T ginger, cut and sifted
  • 1/2t crushed cardamom pods
  • 1t ground cinnamon
  • 1t raw honey
How to make elderberry syrup with cardamom

Stovetop

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium sauce pan. Simmer berries and herbs or 30 minutes.
  2. Strain  in a fine mesh strainer, with a cheesecloth or nut milk bag.  
  3. Cool to room temperature.
  4. Stir in the raw honey.
  5. Pour into clean glass jar and refrigerate for up to 3 months.

For the Instant Pot

  1. Fill the IP pot to the 4c line
  2. Add in berries and herbs
  3. Manual high pressure for 5 minutes
  4. Natural pressure release & let cool to luke warm.
  5. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a bowl. Use a spatula to push the liquid out.
  6. Add 1c of local raw honey and stir well.
  7. Pour into a jar and refrigerate. It will keep for 3-4 mos if stored in the back of your fridge.

    You can find additional elderberry syrup making supplies on my Amazon storefront page here.

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