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How To Make Dandelion Wine

How To Make Dandelion Wine

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Dandelion wine is probably the best tasting wine you can make at home!

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Dandelions will be everywhere pretty soon. As a result, you will want to learn how to make dandelion wine and take advantage of the first blossoms of dandelions!

Dandelions are weeds that grow pretty much anywhere. For years I always thought of them as annoying weeds that just grew where ever they liked, ruining my lush green lawn.

Now that I am a prepper, I have changed my mind. You can make dandelion bread or tea with them. A like this post, make wine with them. They are a prepper’s best friend with many health benefits.

Check out our recipe below, and enjoy!

How To Make Dandelion Wine - Dandelions are weeds that grow pretty much anywhere, for years I always thought of them as annoying weeds that just grew where ever they liked, ruining my lush green lawn. now I am a prepper, I have changed my mind... you can eat them, make tea with them and like this post, make wine with them.

Dandelion Wine

Yield: 4 Quart Jars
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Additional Time: 21 days
Total Time: 21 days 20 minutes

Take advantage of these prolific, annoying weeds and transform them into a tasty wine at home!

Ingredients

  • 1 quart yellow dandelion blossoms, well rinsed
  • 1 gallon water
  • 8 cups white sugar
  • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
  • Orange, sliced
  • 1 lemon slice

Instructions

  1. Place dandelion blossoms in the boiling water, and allow to stand for 4 minutes.
  2. Remove and discard the blossoms, and let the water cool to 90 degrees F (32 degrees C).
  3. Stir in the yeast, sugar, orange slices, and a lemon slice.
  4. Pour into a plastic fermenter, and attach a fermentation lock.
  5. Let the wine ferment in a cool area until the bubbles stop, about 10 to 14 days.
  6. Siphon the wine off of the lees, and strain through cheesecloth.
  7. Bottle in quart-sized, sterilized canning jars with lids and rings.
  8. Age the wine at least a week for the best flavor.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 64Total Fat: 0.4gSaturated Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 42mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1.9gSugar: 0.4gProtein: 1.5g
How To Make Dandelion Wine - Dandelions are weeds that grow pretty much anywhere, for years I always thought of them as annoying weeds that just grew where ever they liked, ruining my lush green lawn. now I am a prepper, I have changed my mind... you can eat them, make tea with them and like this post, make wine with them.
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