Recipe of the MonthElderberry Immunity Syrup Sweetened with Honey
1 c organic elderberries (make sure they are well cleaned, and all stems removed)
2-3 c of water 1 organic cinnamon stick
½ t organic ground ginger
2 organic whole cloves
½ to 1 c of raw honey 2 t brandy, optional
Combine in a medium pot: water, elderberries, cinnamon stick, ground ginger and cloves. Cook over medium-high heat until the ingredients begin to boil, lower the heat to a simmer. Simmer this mixture for about 30 minutes to reduce the liquid. Once the syrup is cooled, strain the solids, and add 1 cup of the raw honey to the syrup and mix to combine. Can be stored in a glass jar in the refrigerator for up to 2 months.
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