Chewable Elderberry Cough Drops

January 11, 2015
4 Ratings
  • Makes 100 pieces
Author Notes

An elderberry, thyme, mullein gummy with added vitamin C. —Tiffany Bellah

What You'll Need
  • 1 cup Elderberry Tea
  • 4 teaspoons Thyme/ Mullein Glycerite
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup gelatin
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons sodium ascorbate (vit C)
  1. Make Elderberry Tea by simmering 2/3 cup berries in 3.5 cups water until reduced to half. Take 1 cup of this tea and add the glycerite and syrup.
  2. Add gelatin to 1/4 cup water at room temp. Mix quickly and them whisk into the warm (not hot) elderberry tea mixture. Stir in the sodium ascorbate.
  3. Stir in 1/4 cup very cold water and quickly pour into glass 9 x 9 square pan. Chill for 2 hours. Cut 10 strips both ways to create 100 square gummies.

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2 Reviews

smonfor September 6, 2017
Besides not knowing how to store these - -- They are not tasty. The kids and I don't like them, and a gummy for coughs are pretty strange. It feels weird and it tastes not nice.
smonfor September 4, 2017
How long and in what manner should you store these?