SalsaCondiments
To Top

Elderberry Jelly Recipes

I need a recipe for elderberry preserves and/or jelly. Thanks in advance for your help.

kmcl59 from Pensacola, FL

Ad
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By guest (Guest Post)
June 21, 20060 found this helpful

I don't have a recipe for Elderberry Jelly but do remember my mother used to make it years ago. In our area, there is so much construction that there are no more elderberrries to be found. I sure would enjoy having a taste of that again on my bread. I hope someone can get the recipe for you. Best to you.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
June 24, 20060 found this helpful

Elderberry Jam I

4 cups crushed elderberries

3 cups sugar

1 (3-ounce) package liquid pectin

Cook crushed berries over medium heat for 15 minutes and then strain through a food mill, removing the seeds.

Place strained sauce into a large saucepan and add sugar, mixing thoroughly. Cook over medium heat until sugar completely dissolves. Add the pectin and bring to a full boil for 1 minute. Skim off foam.

Pour hot jam into sterilized jars. Seal and store in a cool dry place.

Storage life on shelf, one year.

Makes about 3 to 4 pints.

Note: Elderberries should never be eaten raw. All parts of the plant contain the toxin hydrocyanic acid which is destroyed by cooking. Red elderberry (S. pubens) is considered poisonous and should not be used since cooking does not destroy enough of the toxin.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad
By guest (Guest Post)
August 3, 20080 found this helpful

This is another one of those berries in Vancouver, WA that people don't know what to do with. :) If you grab a box of pectin, it will have a recipe for elder berries. Yay ! Lots of goodies to be found :) Have fun.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest (Guest Post)
September 12, 20080 found this helpful

I prefer not to use the liquid pectin. I don't like the texture of the jelly. I use low sugar pectin. And you must use at least 1/4 cup lemon juice to each 3 1/2 cup of juice or it never jells right. This gives a great soft jelly that that spreads like silk instead of the clumpy stuff from firm jelly.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes Condiments SalsaJune 19, 2006
Guides
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookies
Peanut Butter and Jelly Cookie Recipes
Black Lace Elderberry
Caring for a Black Lace Elderberry
Beet Jelly
Beet Jelly Recipes
jelly bean prayer magnet
Jelly Bean Prayer Craft
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/10 08:25:57 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!