Elderberries. Onions. Cloves. Ground ginger. Brown sugar. Red pepper. Mace. Salt. Mustard seeds. Vinegar. Stoned raisins.
For every pound of elderberries allow one small onion, eight cloves, one-fourth ounce of ground ginger, two ounces of brown sugar, one-fourth pound of stoned raisins, a dust of red pepper and mace, one-half teaspoonful of mustard seeds, one teaspoonful of salt and one cupful of vinegar.
Pound the berries and other ingredients together, then place them in an enameled pan, and boil for ten minutes. Remove from the fire, cover down, and leave until cold.
Divide into wide-mouthed bottles and cork down tightly.