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homemade elderberry chutney in jar with elderberries

Easy Homemade Elderberry Chutney

This chutney is rich and fruity and perfect with roasts, cold meats, burgers and BBQ
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course preserves
Cuisine British
Calories 998 kcal


  • 500 g elderberries
  • 1 onion small onion
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • pinch pinch ground cloves
  • pinch grated nutmeg
  • 250 ml malt vinegar
  • 1 apple medium apple
  • 50 g sultanas
  • 75 g brown sugar


  • Rinse the elderberries and pick off the stems.
  • Chop onion and heat the berries, onion, all spices and vinegar in a heavy based pan.
  • Simmer for 40 minutes.
  • Press this mixture through a wire sieve and return to the pan.
  • Peel and chop the apple into 1cm cubes.
  • Add the apple, sultanas and sugar to the berry pulp in the pan and slowly bring to the boil allowing all the sugar to dissolve completely.
  • Boil for 15 minutes and then spoon into 1 medium sized jar. Cover with wax disc and pop on the lid.
  • This will keep for up to 6 months and once opened store in fridge and use within a month


Calories: 998kcalCarbohydrates: 243gProtein: 7gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1232mgPotassium: 2262mgFiber: 44gSugar: 126gVitamin A: 3104IUVitamin C: 198mgCalcium: 346mgIron: 10mg
Keyword chutney, elderberries
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