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Elderberry syrup recipe

Elderberry Syrup
2 cups dried elderberries
1 quart boiling water
¼ cup raw local honey
¼ cup lemon juice
Cinnamon stick
Cardamon seed pods
Fresh Ginger

Place berries in an uncovered saucepan and pour boiling water over them. Cover and let soak overnight. The next day, simmer the berries for 30 minutes. Purée the warm berries in a blender, adding remaining ingredients as you blend. Pour the syrup into a clean bottle, and store it in the refrigerator.