How To Make Apple Cider Vinegar From Scraps
Apple Cider Vinegar is very popular nowadays because of its universal use, like cleaning, cooking, animal care and even for eating. It has a lot of health benefits and with the following recipe you can make it from home.
The things you will need:
- Apple peeking or cores
- Sugar (1 tablespoon per one cup of water)
- Glass jar ( a quart is a great place to start, but you can definitely make larger quantities)
The thing you need to do:
Put the apple peels and cores into the jar. Fill it almost the whole, leaving ¼ empty.
Mix the sugar and the water until the sugar is dissolved. Than fill the jar with the sugar and water mix and completely cover the apple scraps. Leave only few inches empty from the jar.
Leave it like that for some time. When a gelatinous blob is formed on the top of the jar it means that the vinegar is ready.
This Apple Cider Vinegar doesn’t contain acid so do not use it for preserving and pickling. You can find a lot of uses of the vinegar in the kitchen and around the house for things like cleaning, facial toner, salad dressing, making a detoxifying bath etc.
Here are some kitchen notes for your help
Every time you peel an apple keep the scraps, freeze them and next time you make the vinegar you will have enough scraps;
Avoid rotten or moldy fruit. But you can use the ones form slightly bruised or browned apples;
Use organic apples. We used the peels for this recipe. You don’t want any pesticides or chemical residues in your homemade apple cider vinegar;
You can replace the sugar from the recipe with honey. The process will be slower but the vinegar will be healthier.