Making elderberry syrup with fresh berries is super simple and makes your house smell amazing!
1 cup of fresh elderberries
3 cups of water
1 cinnamon stick
1 teaspoon minched, fresh ginger root
1 cup honey
Place elderberries, water, cinnamon stick, cloves, and ginger in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer for 30 minutes. Let juice cool and strain. Stir in local honey until thoroughly combined and transfer to a lidded jar. Keeps in refrigerator for 2 to 3 months.