Wine from dandelions. Recipe for making homemade wine from dandelion flowers
- 70 dandelion flowers
- 3 liters of water
- 1050 g of sugar
- 2 dry mint leaves
- 1 medium lemon
- Wine sourdough, wine yeast, or 50 grams of raisins per liter of broth
- We collect dandelion inflorescence, preferably in the morning, the flowers are by no means mine
2. Separate the petals from the receptacle so that the green does not get into the wine, otherwise it will be bitter
3. Fill the petals with hot water and leave to stand for 1 day
4. Filter the infusion of flowers through cheesecloth.
5. First add 450 gr. Sahara
6. Add chopped mint
7. With a lemon, carefully cut off the zest, so as not to touch the white layer and add to the decoction
8. Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice.
Important point! If we prepare the starter in the raisins, then add unwashed raisins to the broth, cover with gauze and put in a warm place for 3-4 days
9.For the yeast from the wine yeast we dilute them with a small amount of water and let stand for a while.
10. Pour wine sourdough into broth, stir until sugar is completely dissolved.
11. Cover with a lid or cloth and leave for 1 day to brew in a dark place at room temperature.
12. Strain the broth from the peel and mint in a fermentation tank, but not to the brim, so that there is a place for fermentation
13. We close with a special water seal or put a rubber glove on the tank, where we make a hole with a needle and put it in a dark warm place.
14. After 5 days, add 300 gr. sugar, and after 5 days the remaining 300 grams. sugar, stir until dissolved
15. In the wine after 35-40 days should precipitate and the fermentation process is over
16. Using a gauze filter, pour the wine into a glass dish so as not to affect the sediment, by siphoning through a straw
17. Capacity tightly close the lid and put in the fridge for 2-3 months