Elderberry Catsup

It looks like there are going to plenty of elderberries this year. Around here the ditches are full of white elderberry blossoms. Here’s a recipe for elderberry catsup, another way of using these tasty berries.

2 qts elderberries
Vinegar to cover
1 c white sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp allspice
1 Tbsp cloves
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Cook the elderberries in the vinegar until the berries burst. Put the cooked berries through a sieve or food press. Add the sugar, cinnamon, allspice, cloves and cayenne. Simmer until the mixture thickens to desired consistency. Place into sterilized jars and seal.

Keep your fork


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