Lemon/lime sliced (2 per Kg berries)
Ginger, cinnamon stick, cloves (optional)
Put elderberries, lemons, spices, into a pan and cover with water. Bring gently to simmering point, crushing and stirring frequently. Simmer for 15 minutes, then strain. Measure juice adds an equal amount of raw honey. Stir to dissolve, bottle into clean jars dried in the oven. Seal and process for 20 min in hot water bath/ vacola preserving pan.
The addition of the spices enhances the flavour. This can be used to make either hot or cold drinks.