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Immune Boosting Elderberry Gummy Bears |

Immune Boosting Elderberry Gummy Bears

  • Author: Katja from Savory Lotus


  • 1/2 cup elderberry syrup, divided (get recipe HERE)
  • 3 tbsp gelatin (THIS is my favorite brand)
  • 1/3 cup very HOT water 
  • 12 tbsp honey – OPTIONAL
  • 1 tsp melted coconut oil to grease molds


  1. Using the tip of a pasty brush, grease gummy molds with melted coconut oil.
  2. Pour 1/4 cup of elderberry into bottom of a large mixing bowl.  Sprinkle gelatin over top of surface and allow to bloom for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour 1/3 cup of VERY HOT water into bowl and whisk quickly until gelatin is completely dissolved. Then pour in remaining 1/4 cup of elderberry syrup. Taste and adjust for sweetness with optional honey. Whisk again until completely incorporated.
  4. Pour mixture into gummy bear molds.  Most come with a special dropper to make this process easier.
  5. Place into refrigerator until set- at least 2 hours. Store gummy bears in airtight glass jar in fridge.


If you don’t have silicone gummy bear molds, you can pour mixture into small glass baking dish and cut into desired size pieces once set.

NOTE:  if your gelatin is not dissolving properly, your water may not have been HOT enough.  Simply add very hot water one tablespoon at a time until the gelatin is completely dissolved.