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Ingredients

  • 14L water
  • 3.5kg washed, unpeeled, uncored apples (red organic best)
  • 1.25kg liquid honey

Method

  1. Chop and whizz apples in a food processor.
  2. Combine water and apples into a 20L plastic bucket.
  3. Stir well. Cover with a teatowel.
  4. Stir vigorously for 30 seconds or so, twice daily for 10 days.
  5. Strain mixture. Add honey.
  6. Stir vigorously for 30 seconds twice daily for 3 days.
  7. Leave mixture in the plastic bucket and keep it covered with a teatowel.
  8. Mature the apple cider vinegar for 8-9 months.
  9. Strain through a very fine strainer just before bottling.
  10. Dip out the cider vinegar and leave the brown sediment undisturbed at the bottom of the bucket.