Elderberry liqueur is a great way to use up those hundreds of elderberries that are ripe and ready in September and October. And it’s so simple to make as well.
Elderberries are usually ready in mid to late September in the UK, or perhaps early October depending on your region. You will know they are ready once the berries turn from small and green to fuller plump purple or black. Just watch out because your time window for picking them will be quite short – the birds are going to see when the elderberries are ready and start picking the trees clean! Continue reading