Homemade Grape Juice
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Serves: 2
 
Wonderfully simple and free from any artificial flavors, quench your thirst with this homemade grape juice.
Ingredients
  • Grapes: 1 kg
  • Sugar: 1 to 1-1/2 cups, remember the grapes are sweeter, you can also increase later if you would like to.
  • Lemon: 1.
  • Water: About 1½ cup.
Instructions
  1. Wash and clean the grapes and remove them from the stem, put it in a vessel preferably steel and pour water into it and add the sugar.
  2. Bring it to a boil.....careful, it will spill over!! Simmer the fire and let it stay on low flame for 20-25 min and in between stir it with a spoon....you can see the color beginning to change to red.
  3. Switch off the fire after about 25 min, the syrup will be a little thick and see the color of the juice...You need to let the juice cool down....you can also check the sugar, if you feel like you need to add a bit more you can, about half a cup at this stage and just do not forget to stir with a spoon.
  4. Once it is cool down put it in a blender, and pulse 1 or 2 times, the reason I am stressing on 1 or 2 times is we do not want the seeds to be ground because they will give out a sour taste....so remember just a pulse or two or three at the most.
  5. Pour it into a sieve and press with a spoon....discard the skin and seeds......you will get this nice dark ruby colored syrup or squash. Now add in the juice of 1 lemon and mix well. Store in the freezer, and use when needed.
  6. Pour into a glass and add chilled water......Enjoy your homemade juice!
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/homemade-grape-juice-recipe/