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Apple Cider Drinking Vinegar

Apple Cider Drinking Vinegar

Brought to you by: London Restaurant Festival
    8 serving

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Serves: 8

This simple recipe is great for any juice lovers and is a great substitute to coffee for that mid-morning energy boost.
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  • 250ml Apple cider vinegar, containing the mother
  • 3 Medium braeburn, gala or granny smith (or similar) apples (something with acidity and bite)
  • 150g Unrefined caster sugar

Recipe tips / Prepare ahead

This takes 3 days to prepare.


Step 1

Dissolve sugar into the vinegar

Step 2

Grate the apples, discard the core and add to the vinegar and sugar mix

Step 3

Keep in cleaned sealed kilner jar

Step 4

Leave for 3 days in the fridge and shake regularly (you don't want the apple that is out of the vinegar to go brown as this affects the freshness of the apple flavour that you want to capture)

Step 5

Remove the apple before the freshness and acidity starts to disappear, which is normally after the 3 days

Step 6

After 72 hours/3 days are up, strain through muslin, do not waste any liquid

Step 7

Throw away the dry pulp or even just eat it for breakfast with granola or something

Step 8

Store the vinegar in the same kilner jar in or out of the fridge. The longer you leave it, the better it develops

Step 9

To serve: 35ml of vinegar to 150/200ml soda works as a soft drink. Mild maple syrup or similar helps balance if it is too acidic, or add hot water & heather honey instead and drink it by the pint to start your day. Some vinegars are more potent than others, so once you have made one or two batches you can easily understand and predict outcomes.

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