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RECIPE: ELDERBERRY WATER KEFIR

Recipe: Elderberry Water Kefir

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Make delicious elderberry syrup and use it to flavor water kefir or your favorite fermented beverage.


20 minutes

180 minutes

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Water Kefir Starter Kit

Kefir Water Kefir Starter Kit

Water Kefir Starter Kit

$42.99

This beginner-friendly kit contains our Water Kefir Grains plus 4 hand-picked supplies to get you started, including our favorite culturing sugar. Just add water.

Packaging and Equipment in the kit may appear different than pictured.







INGREDIENTS:

  • ½ cup dried elderberries
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cinnamon stick (optional)
  • 1-2 Tbsp. freshly grated ginger (optional)
  • 1-2 whole cloves (optional)
  • 1 cup raw honey
  • 3-4 cups water kefir, grains removed

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Heat elderberries, water, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves in a saucepan over low heat. Simmer until water reduces by half.
  2. Cool and strain solids from the liquid.
  3. Stir in honey.
  4. Add 1-2 tablespoons of the elderberry syrup to finished water kefir. Pour into airtight bottles.
  5. Ferment at room temperature for up to 72 hours, or until desired flavor and carbonation is achieved.
  6. Store in the refrigerator. Open carefully in case of extreme carbonation and serve chilled.

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