Two recipes that are basic in the kitchen, especially at this time of year are Kombucha and elderberry syrup . Kombucha is a great source of beneficial bacteria, enzymes and vitamins, while the elderberry is a traditional remedy to protect themselves from the disease.
Combine the two and you get a delicious, fizzy and “refresh” of immune stimulation that is delicious and easy to make.
What is Kombucha?
If you have never done or tried before, it is a traditional fermented Kombucha tea containing enzymes, probiotics and vitamins. Although is made with sweet tea, sugar ferments out in the manufacturing process of enzymes and probiotics, leaving a finished product with minimal sugar.
This is a tutorial on getting started with making Kombucha and asked all my supplies Kombucha Kamp . If you are not a fan of DIY version, pre-made kombucha is now available in most grocery stores and even some boxes and large discount stores.
Benefits of Elderberry?
Elderberries are a traditional remedy for colds and flu. elderberry syrups, tinctures and capsules are appearing even in regular grocery stores.
I prefer to make my own elderberry syrup with berries dried elderberry so you can make sure that I use quality ingredients. Here is my original recipe elderberry syrup
What do ?.
When combining elderberry syrup and Soda Kombucha a perfectly carbonated and slightly sweet drink, which was a great way to get the benefits of elderberry and kombucha made into a drink. There are two ways to make Kombucha elderberry:
- Simple Version : Using pre-made syrup and homemade kombucha elderberry. Syrup of elderberry served as a source of sugar for a second fermentation that creates carbonation (see this recipe for instructions on what and how to make a secondary fermentation) and all you have to do is pour the syrup elderberry in the kombucha. You can also simply add 1 teaspoon of elderberry syrup to a glass of homemade Kombucha or pre-made and pre-carbonated drink immediately
- Basic Version :. If you do not already have elderberry syrup in hand, a simpler secondary ferment could be done simply by adding 1 tablespoon of dried elderberry with 1 teaspoon of raw, organic sugar (ferment out) a 32 oz mason jar of homemade (or store bought) kombucha. This plug sealed with a tight lid and leave at room temperature for 2-3 days until the desired carbonation is reached and leave in the refrigerator until drinking.
elderberry Kombucha Soda
delicious elderberry kombucha drink combines the immune boosting benefits of berry elderberry with enzymes and probiotics in kombucha for a delicious drink and health promoting.
Author: welfare Mama
type of recipe: Beverages
- for the simple recipe combine 1 tablespoon syrup elderberry pre-made with a bottle of 32 oz kombucha. If the kombucha is already Carbonated of a secondary fermentation, this can be consumed immediately. If not, and you want the carbonation, cover the jar tightly with a tight lid and leave on the table for 2-3 days before transfer to the refrigerator
- For a more basic recipe .: If you do not have elderberry syrup in hand, but you can find some dried berries elderberry, simply add 1 tablespoon of dried berries elderberry and organic sugar 1 teaspoon to 32 ounces of kombucha prepared. Cover and leave at room temperature for 2-3 days before transfer to the refrigerator to store. Colar elderberries out before drinking.
- Enjoy 8 ounces per day.
elderberry ever tried or used Kombucha? What did you think?