Immune & Sleep Boosting Gummies
Now for the gummies, I add tart cherry juice concentrate as a natural sleep remedy, but you may omit it and just use extra elderberry juice in its place.
**Contains honey, not for under the age of 1 year
1 1/4 cup tart cherry juice or 2 TBSP tart cherry juice concentrate— Find Here
4 Tbsp unflavored gelatin — Find Here.
1/4 cup Elderberry syrup — Find my recipe here
2 Tbsp raw honey — Find Here
Gelatin mixture will begin to set fairly quickly (about 5-10 minutes for us until we couldn’t put it into the molds without reheating), so set up your molds and gummy station before moving on!
Heat 1/2 cup of elderberry juice/syrup in a large glass measuring cup or bowl until bubbling slightly (do not need to boil)
In same glass jar or bowl, combine gelatin to the heated juice, whisk briskly to dissolve gelatin
In a a larger glass bowl or same bowl with the mixture in it, combine all of the remaining ingredients and whisk until well combined.
Pour into molds — We used these
Put molds into the refrigerator until set, at least one hour. Then store in an airtight container and layer gummies between parchment paper. Will keep up to two weeks in fridge.
Dose/usage will depend on how much elderberry syrup you added. You will need to divide what was put in the recipe by how many gummies are resulted. For example: We added 1/2 cup elderberry syrup and made 105 gummies, therefore each gummy contained approximately 1.1mL of syrup. For a cheat, a tsp is 5mL and a TBSP is 15mL! Kids dose is 1/2 to 1 tsp daily (for us would be 3-5 gummies/day), and adult is 1 TBSP (14 gummies per day or so). Ideally, these are a better option for kids rather than adults.