Apricot wine is an old British favorite, with roots in France, Wales and even Central Europe. Its’ flavor and complexity make it a wonderful beverage. Enjoy it as a spritzer in summertime.

Apricot Wine
 
Apricot wine is an old British favorite, with roots in France, Wales and even Central Europe. Its' flavor and complexity make it a wonderful beverage. Enjoy it as a spritzer in summertime.
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Recipe type: Wines
Serves: 1 bottle
Ingredients
  • 1 pound apricots, dried
  • 6 1/2 Cups sugar
  • 1 1/2 Cups raisins
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Cup yeast
  • 4 Quarts water, warm
  • 2 1/4 Cups brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger, fresh
  • 2 oranges, thinly sliced
Instructions
  1. Wash the apricots in several waters and then dry them and cut in halves.
  2. Place in a large crock and pour on the warm water, reserving 1/2 Cup of it in which to dissolve the yeast cake.
  3. Stir in the sugars, fruit, raisins and ginger.
  4. Then add the dissolved yeast and mix well.
  5. Cover with top of the crock and let stand for thirty days, stirring the mixture every other day.
  6. After thirty days strain the mixture and bottle.

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