Elderberry Gummy Bears Posted on 13 Jan 17:41 , 0 comments
Elderberry Gummy Bears
Ok, first you have to make the syrup. For that you need the following:
1 cup dried Organic Elderberries here’s the link https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000UVUHXY/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&th=1
2 cinnamon sticks
¼ tsp gr. Cloves
1 orange (zested and cut in half)
1 lemon (zested and cut in half)
4 cups filtered water
1 cup raw honey
Instant Pot method:
Add all the ingredients (except honey) to pot, seal and set on high pressure for 12 minutes. Quick Release and strain. Put into pot on the stove and let reduce by half. Let cool add honey and stir well.
Stove top method:
Add all the ingredients (except honey) to pot, and bring to a simmer. Let simmer for 45 mins to 1 hour. Strain, put back into pot and reduce by half. Let cool and stir in honey.
Link for Gummy bear molds
1 cup Elderberry syrup
½ cup hot water (not boiling)
¼ cup gelatin powder
Coconut Oil for greasing the molds.
Grease molds to prevent sticking.
Put ¼ cup of cooled elderberry syrup in a c cup measuring cup and add gelatin. Whisk and add the ½ cup water (not boiling) and stir quickly til smooth. Add the rest of the syrup and whisk til smooth.
Pour into molds using a medicine dropper (comes with the molds) Put in fridge til firm.
Pop out and eat! They will keep in the fridge for a couple weeks.
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