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Pineapple and Dandelion Wine

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Wine is my favorite fruit, and pineapple is a close second. Use those pesky dandelions in an excellent way.

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Ingredients

  • 1 pineapple
  • 12 cups yellow dandelion flowers
  • 14 cups water
  • 2 lemons
  • 4 pounds of sugar
  • 1 or 2 packets of yeast

Details

Level of difficulty Average
Cost Budget Friendly

Preparation

Step 1

Pour boiling water over dandelion flowers. Let sit for 5 days, strain.

Step 2

Juice and zest the lemons.

Step 3

Cut the top off the pineapple and cut into small chunks. Save the juice.

Step 4

Combine 2 pounds of sugar, dandelion water, pineapple chunks, lemon juice and zest, and water. Cover and let sit for 12 hours.

Step 5

Add yeast and the other 2 pounds of sugar. Stir.

Step 6

Stir daily until it's done fermenting, then strain and bottle.

Step 7

Let it age until you see dandelions again next year.

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