Health and Wellness all packaged up in a pretty little jar. Pressure Cooker Elderberry Juice in a Jar is the best gift for the holidays!
Prep Time:5 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes
Total Time:20 minutes
Yield:8 cups 1x
For a quart size Mason jar
1 cup dried elderberries
about 3 1/2 – 4 cups apple juice or cider (whatever will fit in the jar)
1 cinnamon stick
1 inch of fresh ginger, peeled, sliced in disks
To add later
4 cups water
For the Mason jar
Layer the ingredients in the following order: elderberries, cinnamon stick, ginger, cloves and apple cider.
Top it with a leak proof lid and a bow. Refrigerate until ready to cook.
Include the following directions with the jar
Keep refrigerated unto ready to cook. Freeze if not using within 4 days.
Add jar contents to the pressure cooker pot. Add 4 cups water. Secure the lid and turn pressure release knob to a sealed position. Cook at high pressure for 10 minutes. When cooking is complete, use a natural release.
Set a fine mesh strainer over a bowl and pour the pot’s contents into the strainer. Press on the elderberries to remove all of the juice. Discard the elderberries.
Allow the juice to cool then store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks in mason jars with a pourable lid. Can also be frozen if longer storage is needed.