Elderberry Syrup Gummies Vitamin Recipe for Cold and Flu Relief

Make a delicious and healthy elderberry syrup gummies recipe with my easy tutorial! You'll be getting the antioxidant benefits of the elderberries PLUS the healthy gelatin that's good for your bones, hair, skin, nails, and even your digestive system! Kids also love them.

Elderberry Syrup Gummies Recipe for Natural Cold and Flu Relief

I have another post just on Elderberry Syrup and how much elderberries can help you stay healthy and lessen the strength and duration of colds and the flu. I even include some scientific studies!

Like most kids, mine love gummies, so I've found that making this elderberry syrup gummies recipe is an easy and fun way to ensure they're getting the nutrition they need each day to stay healthy.


Elderberry Syrup Gummies Vitamin Recipe for Cold and Flu Relief

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Use delicious and nutritious elderberry syrup gummies recipe to help you and your children power through colds and the flu.

  • Author: Sara McFall


  • 1 cup Elderberry Syrup
  • 1/4 cup gelatin – grass-fed from cows or from fish (if vegetarian or pescatarian)
  • 2/3 cup hot water (not boiling)
  • Coconut oil or other kind of oil to grease the gummy molds
  • Silicone gummy mold or a 9×13-inch baking dish
  • Optional – instead of water, replace it with NingXia Red which adds a ton of antioxidants and nutrition. It also adds sweetness, which helps with the bold flavor of the elderberries that can be strong for some kids.


  • Grease molds or dish with oil to prevent sticking. Place the silicone molds on a baking pan, plate or other small, flat surface so that they are supported. Otherwise the syrup will spill as you transfer it.
  • Place ¼ cup of cooled elderberry syrup into a bowl and quickly whisk in the gelatin powder. A whisk does work much better for this than a fork.
  • Add the ½ cup of hot (but not boiling) water and stir quickly until smooth.
  • Add the rest of the elderberry syrup and stir or whisk until completely smooth.
  • Pour into molds and refrigerate for 1-2 hours or until completely firm. If you don't have enough room in your fridge, they do also harden at room temperature, it just might take the full two hours.
  • Pop out of molds and store in airtight container with parchment paper between layers.


Yield – 60 gummies. Dosage – children take 1 tsp. a day, adults take 1 tbsp. a day. If you have the flu or a cold, triple the dosage per day. For most gummy molds, each gummy is about 1 tsp.

NingXia Red from Young Living Essential Oils

Add more Nutrition with NingXia Red

When making this elderberry syrup gummies recipe, I have found the elderberry flavor to be really strong for my kids, so I mix it with the NingXia Red to make it more palatable for them. Get NingXia Red here!

Ningxia is a delicious, superfood supplement drink that’s packed with antioxidants and loaded with nutrition. I use it in my house often – my kids love the taste, and I combine 1 oz. with 6-8 oz. of water to make a delicious drink for them that they sip on while they’re feeling under the weather. It supports their immune systems and helps provide the healthy fluids they need.

When I drink 1-2 ounces a day, I've noticed that my skin is clearer and softer, and my nails are harder and stronger. My hair grows quickly, too, more than one inch a month!

Infused with Lemon, Orange, Yuzu, and Tangerine essential oils, NingXia Red is a delicious daily supplement that includes juices and extracts from superfruits such as aronia, plum, blueberry, pomegranate, and—best of all—exotic Ningxia wolfberries.

It contains 18 amino acids, 21 trace minerals, 6 essential fatty acids, and vitamins B1, B2, B6, and E.

I feel like it helps to make up for my lack of nutritious eating on some days. Always nice to have a backup plan!

Elderberry Syrup Gummies Recipe Picture Tutorial

When pouring the syrup into the molds, it's helpful to use an eye dropper. If you don't have one, it's okay if it all gets messy. As you can see here, I didn't do that and regretted it! LOL! Once you pop out the gummies, you can easily tear off the messy bits.

How to Make Elderberry Syrup Gummy Vitamins

Refrigerate the gummies for 1-2 hours. Or if you don't have room in your fridge, they do harden at room temperature, it just might take longer than two hours. 

To make elderberry syrup gummies, refrigerate them for 1-2 hours.

Before using your molds, use a teaspoon measuring spoon and water to determine the liquid volume of an individual mold so that'll you'll be able to dose the gummies properly. Children take 1 tsp. a day and adults take 1 tbsp. a day. Pictured here are my molds, and the brown ones are tsp. each. The blue ones are 1/2 tsp. each.

Silicon molds for an elderberry syrup gummies recipe

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  1. Hi Sara, I am curious I was wondering can I use Agar Powder instead of the ” gelatin – grass-fed from cows” to make the recipe of the Eldeberry Gummies.

    As allways, thanks for your great work.

    Sylvie Clement

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