Instant Pot Elderberry Syrup — This recipe was created to combat the cold and flu season. Elderberry syrup is a great way to stay healthy and safe from the typical winter bugs that seem never to end.
I like to make this syrup in the fall when elderberries are abundant. It’s excellent on toast, pancakes, oatmeal, and yogurt or as a topping for ice cream! You can also mix it with sparkling water to create an instant elderberry soda. I’m sharing my recipe with you today so that you can enjoy it too. The formula is easy to follow and doesn’t require any cooking time at all! So grab your Instant Pot (Ninja Foodi or another pressure cooker), and let’s get started!
This delicious syrup will be ready in about 10 minutes of cook time, which is perfect if you’re looking for something quick but still want something special. And while the ingredients may not be “special,” they are very accessible – just some sugar.
INSTANT POT ELDERBERRY SYRUP
This recipe is perfect for the cold winter months when you want to make something warm and comforting. The Instant Pot makes it easy by cooking the berries, sugar, water, and spices all in one pot!
Ingredients Needed For Instant Pot Elderberry Syrup
- Dried Elderberries
- Whole Cloves
- Ground Cinnamon
- Grated Ginger
How To Make Instant Pot Elderberry Syrup
In your Instant Pot, mix well with the dried elderberries, water, cloves, and cinnamon. Then add your lid, making sure that the vent is sealed, and set the manual high pressure for 20 minutes.
When the timer beeps (or the time is up), let it naturally release. When the pin has dropped, and the lid can come off, open it up, and mix well. Then strain the liquid/berry mixture, and then Mix in the grated ginger and honey. Transfer to a sealable jar.
YOU CAN USE THIS PRESSURE COOKER ELDERBERRY SYRUP FOR MANY OTHER THINGS
Elderberry syrup is a great thing to have on hand during cold and flu season. You can use this pressure cooker elderberry syrup for many other things, such as glaze for ham or turkey, topping for ice cream sundaes, added to coffee drinks like lattes and mochas, or stirred into hot tea. It’s a versatile recipe that can be used in both sweet and savory dishes.
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- 1 1/2 cups of dried elderberries
- 4 1/2 cups of water
- 15 whole cloves
- 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons of grated ginger
- 2 cups of honey
- In your Instant Pot, add the dried elderberries, water, cloves, and cinnamon, mix well.
- Then add your lid, ensure the vent is sealed and set the manual high pressure for 20 minutes.
- When the timer beeps (or the time is up), let it naturally release.
- When the pin has dropped, and the lid can come off, open it up, and mix well.
- Then strain the liquid/berry mixture, and then mix in the grated ginger and honey.
- Transfer to a sealable jar.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 282Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 76gFiber: 3gSugar: 70gProtein: 1g
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