If you don t like cinnamon and ginger you can omit them and just use the elderberries. Last winter our family got hit hard with sickness.
Is the medicinal quality of the elderberry syrup lessened by cooking it in the instant pot rather than a slow simmer over the stove.
Crock pot elderberry syrup. It takes less time in the instant pot but potentially the heat is higher 7 minutes plus time to pressure vs 20 30 minutes on the stove. Bring to the boil then turn down the heat and simmer gently for 15 20 mins until the berries have softened into a liquid. Add in 3 and 1 2 cups of water.
A sick mom taking care of said kids. I mean is there anything worse than sick kids. Cover your crockpot and cook on low for at least 4 hours.
Now that is the worst. The version i m teaching today is made in the crock pot but could also be made on a stove top as well. We feed them to our chickens and goats and others add them to soup stock later.
This slow cooker elderberry syrup recipe has become my best friend. This recipe does create more of a juice than a syrup. Elderberry syrup is a proven remedy for preventing and recovering from the flu colds excessive mucus sore throats and contains large amounts of antioxidants potassium beta carotene calcium phosphorus and vitamin c.
In your crockpot place the elderberries cinnamon and ginger. Annmarie and aubrey asc s herbalist came together to add a couple new herbs to boost the healing power of the syrup and turned the stove top recipe into a crock pot method that keeps the herbs at a steady temperature. You can strain the cooked elderberry juice after releasing the pressure and then return it to the instant pot and simmer for 15 minutes with the lid off until the liquid is reduced by half.
All i do is dump fresh or dried elderberries into a crockpot along with whatever i feel the urge to add and have available. I started buying elderberry syrup at the health food store. Source see good stuff.
Elderberry syrup leavings aren t very pretty but they re still valuable. We wrangled ann and the kids for an afternoon to make a video and take photos of the process. How to make crockpot elderberry syrup.
Actually now that i think of it there is. Today i m gonna share two elderberry recipes plus dosage instruction and some extra tips and ideas. We caught anything and everything that was going around.
Add any extras like ginger or cloves if you like. Tip the berries into a saucepan and cover with about 1cm water. If you re unable to find fresh berries elderberries can be found at local farmer s markets and produce stands in mid to late august fresh berries may be substituted for dried berries which can be ordered from the bulk herb store or.
You can cook it for up to 6 hours. The basic is a great place to start if you need something on hand quick and just want to keep it simple. If you want it to be more of a syrup you can add extra cooking time.
I m giving you a very basic syrup recipe and a deluxe elderberry recipe that includes more herbs that crank up the effectiveness.