DIY Elderberry Kit Tea Recipe

Written by: Adelaide Formica


Elderberry Syrup Kit

Prep time

3 min

Cook time

8 min


1 cup (mug)




United States

Ever wonder what to do with our Elderberry DIY Kit? We've got the perfect easy three-ingredient recipe for you. All you need for a warm, sweet cup of immune-bursting tea is our elderberry kit, water, and honey – it is ridiculously easy and ridiculously good for you! 

Elderberries bring their A-game with antioxidants and immune-boosting superpowers, making every sip a step closer to a healthy immune system. The best part? The Seattle Elderberry kit makes it a breeze, so you don't have to be a tea wizard to create this masterpiece. Plus, we're all about that clean ingredient life. There are no unnecessary additives here – just pure goodness in every cup. Elevate your tea game with simplicity, flavor, and a dash of health. Three ingredients, one fantastic DIY kit – are you ready for tea time?


  • 2-3 teaspoons of DIY Elderberry Kit
  • 1 ½ Cups of Water
  • 1 tablespoon Honey (adjust amount for desired sweetness)


Step 1

Add water to the stovetop or kettle, and let boil.

Step 2

Once the water has boiled, add elderberry mix to a tea strainer. 

Step 3

Pour hot water into a mug, and place the tea strainer inside. Cover and allow to steep for 6-8 minutes.

Step 4

Remove the tea strainer from the mug, Stir in honey, and enjoy!

Can I sweeten the tea with something other than honey?

Yes! Feel free to use alternative sweeteners like maple syrup or agave if you prefer. Adjust the sweetness to your liking for a personalized touch.

Can I make iced elderberry tea with the DIY kit?

Absolutely! After brewing, let the tea cool and serve it over ice for a refreshing twist. You can also add a splash of lemon or mint for extra flair.

Can I reuse the elderberry kit ingredients for a second batch?

The kit is designed for a single use, but you can experiment with the ratios to stretch it a bit. Keep in mind that the flavor might be less intense in subsequent batches.

Can I add other herbs or spices to the elderberry tea for extra flavor?

Of course! we love to get creative and add herbs like mint or spices like cinnamon to customize our elderberry tea and enhance its flavor profile.

At Seattle Elderberry, we formulate and produce our products in a manner to where they are safe for most people. We use exceptional ingredients and simple (yet potent) recipes for maximum effectiveness. Most people tolerate elderberry very well, which has led to a rapid increase in popularity of elderberry products over the last 5-10 years. We're thrilled to have served over 1 million doses of elderberry syrup to our customers in the last 6 years! We love being a part of your balanced wellness routine, thank you for your continued trust and support!