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Elderberry Jelly Jam

Elderberry Jelly

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There’s nothing quite like a delicious elderberry jelly jam, made fresh at home. And the good news is, it’s actually not that difficult to make your own!

Elderberry is a fruit that can be used to make jelly. It is also known as Sambucus Nigra. The elderberry plant is native to Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia. It has been used for centuries in traditional medicine to treat a variety of ailments.

Elderberry jelly can be used as a spread on toast or pancakes, or as a filling for cakes and pies. It can also be used to make syrup, which can be used to flavor beverages or as a topping for ice cream.

Here’s a simple elderberry jelly recipe to get you started:

INGREDIENTS
  • 1 cup of elderberries
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 4 tsp pectin pure, powder

 

INSTRUCTIONS

First, wash the elderberry twigs carefully.

Then, remove the berries from the stems with a fork and put them in the pan.

remove berries from stem

Add lemon juice, 1 cup of sugar, and 1/2 cup of water

add water

Boil up altogether on high heat, lower the heat and boil for 30 mins

boil up for 30 min

Force the liquid through a sieve and press the berries to remove the juice.

press the berries to remove the juice

Remove 2-3 ladles full of liquid from the elderberry mixture and put them in a cup.

Add the pectin powder and mix it with a hand-held blender for about 30 secs.

add mixture to the cup

Once the mixture is well combined, pour it back into the elderberry mixture and stir until everything is evenly mixed.

put the liquid back to the pan

Boil up the liquid on high heat for about a minute.

Once it’s set, enjoy your delicious elderberry jelly!

Elderberry Benefits

Elderberry is a delicious and nutritious fruit that offers many health benefits. If you’re looking for ways to boost your immunity and overall health, consider incorporating elderberry into your diet. Elderberry can be taken in supplement form, as a tea, or added to recipes for baked goods, jams, and other foods. Elderberry is rich in vitamins A and C, as well as antioxidants and flavonoids, making it a powerful ally in supporting immunity and overall health. Elderberry has been shown to help shorten the duration of colds and flu by up to four days. So, if you’re feeling under the weather, reach for some elderberry tea or supplements and enjoy the benefits of this medicinal fruit.

Elderberry Benefits for Skin

Elderberry has long been used for its medicinal properties. The leaves, flowers, and berries of the elderberry plant are all used to make natural remedies. Elderberry is especially beneficial for the skin. It can help to soothe inflammation, reduce redness and irritation, and promote healing. Elderberry is also a good source of antioxidants, which can help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals. If you’re looking for a natural way to improve your skin health, consider using elderberry in your skincare routine.

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