Apricot Wine Recipe
1 lb apricot, dried
4 qt water, warm
6 1/2 cup sugar
2 1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cup raisins
1 tbsp ginger
2 each lemon, thinly sliced
2 each orange, thinly sliced
1/2 cup yeast
Wash the apricots in several waters and then dry them and cut in
halves. Place in a large crock and pour on the warm water, reserving
1/2 cup of it in which to dissolve the yeast cake. Stir in the
sugars, fruit, raisins and ginger. Then add the dissolved yeast and
mix well. Cover with top of the crock and let stand for thirty days,
stirring the mixture every other day. After thirty days strain the
mixture and bottle. Source: Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book - Fine Old
Recipes, Culinary Arts Press, 1936.
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