I started to test a recipe that I’d been given for an elderberry-flavoured red wine but along the way I sensed the concoction might be more pleasing as a jelly. And everyone seemed to agree.
If necessary rinse the elderberries in cold water. Remove the main stalks but don’t worry about every tiny piece because they will be strained out.
Cover the fruit with the wine and leave, covered, overnight in a cold place.
Next day turn the fruit and wine into
Soften the gelatine in the lemon juice in
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