Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Cherry Wine Recipe

True love is like a fine wine, the older the better ~ Fred Jacob



This post was pending since Christmas.... Somehow never published it at that time. Since it is Valentine’s Day today I see a lot of red, pink & chocolate colored posts all over the blog world, I thought of adding some red colour to my space as well even though it’s pretty late for a Valentine’s Day special :D....... Wishing all my romantic readers A Happy Valentine’s Day!




Cherry Wine
Preparation and Cooking Time – about 30 minutes
Ready to use– after 35 days
Yield – 5-6 liters

Ingredients:
Fresh cherries - 1kg
Sugar - 1.25kg
Water - 4 liters
Yeast - 1/2 tsp
Method:
  • Separate cherries from its stalk and wash the cherries well. Wipe water from each cherry very well and keep aside. 
  • Boil the water and keep aside to cool down slightly to lukewarm. 
  • In a big bharani / bottle add sugar, cherries and lukewarm water, stir well. Sprinkle yeast on top and mix well after 5 minutes. 
  • When the mixture cools down tie the bottle with a clean cloth or close with lid little loose. 
  • Stir this mixture every day for 5 minutes and try to mash the cherries with the back of the wooden spoon while stirring.
  • After 20 days, strain the mixture through a cheese/ muslin cloth in to a clean dry bottle.
  • Keep this again for 14 days untouched. After 14 days strain the wine again, pour it in to clean dry bottles and use. 



Sending this to Susan for YeastSpotting.



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14 comments:

  1. Happy Valentine's Day Swapna.In love with your clicks!

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  2. WOW..I love this..Thanks for posting it Dear..

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  3. Happy valentines day dear...wow superb...clicks are wonderfull...

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  4. Happy Valentine Day !! Looks so awesome and wonderful !! Gorgeous clicks !!

    Ongoing Event - CC-Dish For Loved Ones

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  5. Lovely recipe and beautiful pictures..:))
    Truly awesome..
    Reva

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  6. Lovely wine recipe with beautiful clicks....happy valentines day !

    Http://Onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  7. Those photos are fabulous--I've never made my own wine, but this seems like a good place to start!

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  8. You are so gud at clicking things with dark background and the reflection also have been perfectly captured!

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  9. very beautiful and nice looking cherry vine recipie i must made it at my home

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  10. CAN tinned cherries be used for this recipe? is it nescessary to add any wheat?

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    1. No You need fresh cherries... I haven't added wheat in this wine...

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  11. Fabulous recipe very excited . love your site thank you for sharing the love and joy of cooking.

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  12. Can anyone tell me how to make red cherries(commonly available in all bakery's)

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