Author Shannon @ Elderberry Edge Farm 3/2/19
Smooth Elderberry Vinegar Recipe
A great vinegar can perk up the flavor of salads, barbecues and even some desserts. Great apple cider vinegar is the base of this recipe. No substitute for this: ONLY use apple cider vinegar for this Elderberry Vinegar Recipe.
Ingredients for Elderberry Vinegar
Apple Cider Vinegar
Instructions: Fill a jar halfway with fresh elderberries or 1/4 ways with dried elderberries. Fill the rest of the container with apple cider vinegar. Cap and set aside in a dark place for 1-4 weeks, shaking occasionally. Strain off the elderberries.
The usual advice to always cook elderberries before use does not apply in this elderberry vinegar recipe. The purpose of cooking elderberries is because the heat lets toxins evaporate from the elderberry that cause gastronomic distress, somehow the combination of the apple cider vinegar and time takes care of this.