Elderberry Jelly

Elderberry Jelly is absolutely delicious and great for Peanut Butter Jelly Sandwiches! It is an excellent preserve that can be served in both sweet and savory dishes.

It captures the unique Elderberry Flavor and comes with all the Health Benefits. According to some studies, Elderberry Jelly is good to eat when you are trying to recover from a cold or flu.

You can add some Blueberries or Strawberries to make the Elderberry Jelly a little bit less tart.

Elderberry Jelly Recipe

Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes! If you are one of the lucky ones who is in possession of an Instant Pot, please follow the steps below. If you don't have an Instant Pot, no worries! Please click here or scroll down to the traditional recipe. If you are interested in purchasing one, you might want to check out the Instant Pot below.

Elderberry Jelly Instant Pot Recipe

 

You will need:

1 1/4 cups of Dried Elderberries
3 1/2 cups of Water
1/4 Cup of Lemon Juice
4 1/2 Cups of Sugar
1 Box of Sure-Jell

 

Directions:

1. Combine the Elderberries and the Water in the Instant Pot.
2. Lock the lid and process for 10 minutes with Natural Pressure Release.
3. When the 10 minutes are up, use the quick release method.
4. Mash the Elderberries in the Instant Pot.
5. Strain the Elderberries and pour the juice into another bowl. The Elderberries can be discarded.
6. Pour the juice back into the Instant Pot, add Lemon Juice and Sure- Jell and bring it to a boil.
7. Once it starts to boil, add the Sugar and stir it continuously.
8. Boil for 1 minute, then turn the Instant Pot off and remove the inner pot, skim off any foam.
9. Pour the Jelly into an airtight and sterilized container, such as an Mason Jar.
10. Seal the jars and place them into boiling water for 10 minutes. This will seal the jars.

 

Elderberry Jelly - Traditional Recipe

 

You will need:

1 1/4 cups of Dried Elderberries
3 1/2 cups of Water
1/4 Cup of Lemon Juice
4 1/2 Cups of Sugar
1 Box of Sure-Jell

 

Directions:

1. Combine the Elderberries and the Water in a pot and let it simmer for 45 minutes.
2. When the 45 minutes are up, mash the Elderberries in the pot.
3. Strain the Elderberries and pour the juice into another bowl. The Elderberries can be discarded.
4. Pour the juice back into the pot, add Lemon Juice and Sure- Jell and bring it to a boil.
5. Once it starts to boil, add the Sugar and stir it continuously.
6. Boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat and skim off any foam.
7. Pour the Jelly into an airtight and sterilized container, such as an Mason Jar.
8. Seal the jars and place them into boiling water for 10 minutes. This will seal the jars.

 

More Elderberry Recipes

Elderberries have lots of culinary uses such as Elderberry Syrup, Pies, Jams, Juices and Liqueurs. The Elderberry must be cooked to come into its own. Afterward, you will have one tasty ingredient. Are you ready for some Elderberry and Elderflowers? Try our delicious and simple recipes! Don't forget to wear an apron as the inky juices will stain clothes.

Where to buy:

Elderberries can be purchased at Farmers Markets, in your local health food store or online.

 

Warning - Do not take Elderberries if you are allergic.

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the safety of using Elderberry during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.

Autoimmune diseases, such as lupus (systemic lupus erythematosus, SLE), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), multiple sclerosis (MS), or other conditions: Elderberry might cause the immune system to become more active, which could increase the symptoms of autoimmune diseases. If you have one of these conditions, it's best to avoid using Elderberry.

This recipe and this website is not meant to be any type of a medical advice.
Black-Elderberry.com will not be held responsible for user's results, choices or actions.

Always check with your Doctor before taking supplements like Elderberry


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