How to Make Elderberry Jelly at Home

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I know the easiest way to make Elderberry Jelly, which only requires 4 ingredients. I have shared the recipe for that tasty jelly that you can make at home in this post.

Elderberry Jelly Recipe

During my childhood, I visited North California and there, I first tasted this antiviral jelly. I loved them so much that I asked my mother to make it for me once I was back home. This is her recipe, and I hope you all would love it.

You only need four ingredients to make Elderberry Jelly that is Elderberries, Sugar, Calcium Water and Pomona’s Pectin Powder. Boil Elderberry juice. Then add sugar, calcium water and pectin to the juice. And your jelly is almost ready to eat.

This was a very short summary of the recipe. Be sure you check step-by-step instructions and video instructions that will help you make the best Elderberry Jelly ever. But here are some other amazing recipes that you should definitely try.

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Ingredients for Elderberry Jelly

  • 2-3 pounds of Elderberries
  • 2 cups of Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Calcium Water
  • 2 teaspoon Pomona’s Pectin Powder

Elderberries may not be available in supermarkets or grocery stores due to their delicate nature. So try to look for them in your farmers’ market or ask them where you can find those berries. Now let’s see how much time it will take to make these medicinal jellies.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Elderberry Jelly?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
30 mins30 mins1 hour

This jelly won’t take much of your time and can be prepared easily. They are a great choice when you have flu or cold as it helps a lot during that time. So let’s see the recipe for Elderberry Jelly.

Steps to Make Elderberry Jelly

Elderberry Recipe
  1. First, make Elderberry juice by simmering them with water. Then strain them through a jelly bag overnight.
  2. Make 4 cups of Elderberry juice.
  3. Boil that juice and add half sugar to it.
  4. Add Calcium Water and simmer for a few minutes.
  5. Mix pectin juice with the remaining sugar. But remember not to add it directly into the juice as it will clump.
  6. Now add the pectin and sugar mixture directly into the juice. Simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Your Elderberry jelly is almost ready. Pour them into canning jars.
  8. Process them in a water bath canner for almost 5 minutes.

Your Elderberry Jelly is ready. You can have this jelly as it can be helpful during flu or cold.

Nutritional Breakdown of Elderberry Jelly

This jelly is rich in antioxidants and vitamins. Let’s see how many nutrients does this jelly provides you.

Protein0 g
Fat0 g
Carbohydrates13 g

How to Make Elderberry Jelly at Home | Video

Don’t worry if you didn’t get the steps. This video will help you to clear all your doubts. Here is a step by a step video tutorial on how you can make this jelly at home

Video by Unemployed Redneck Hillbilly Creations

So what are you waiting for? Just go and make these awesome Elderberry Jelly at your home. We are waiting for your reviews in the comment section below, so don’t forgot to post one. Till then, stay tuned for more recipes!

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