- 12 Tablespoons of Apple Juice2 tablespoons for each jar
- 18 ClovesWhole
- 48 oz. kombucha finished the first fermentation process
When you think of cooking with apples, you may think of fall; it’s the perfect time to drink apple cider, enjoy a slice of hot apple pie, or just enjoy a nice apple to build your immune for a long cold winter. Apple can be enjoyed throughout the entire year and there are plenty of recipes out there to help you get creative with this great tasting fruit. If you have been brewing your own kombucha, you may like this recipe using apple with it.
Working with the apple in this recipe are cloves. The aroma of cloves heating up over the stove will certainly remind you of fall but it can be summertime when you make this recipe so don’t let your mind fool you into thinking it’s going to get cold soon. Cloves are great for many health ailments that many suffer from throughout their lifetime. Adding a few cloves to your diet on a weekly basis won’t hurt anything. In fact, it could possibly help with gaining control of diabetes, fighting cancer, boosting your immune system, and protecting your liver. It can also help with preserving bone health.
For this recipe, you will need to use apple juice instead of apple. Look for 100% organic apple juice as it’s made from apples that are grown organically and not sprayed with pesticides and chemicals that can harm the body.
If you haven’t made kombucha yet, here is the recipe. You will need to add the clove and apple to the kombucha on the second fermentation step so after completing the first step in fermentation, you will be able to add the apple juice and cloves and then begin the second fermentation process.
Equipment Needed for Clove and Apple Kombucha
* Wood spoon
* 6 Glass Jars
Complete The first Fermentation process of your kombucha
Go through the first few steps of making kombucha and then stop long enough to add the ingredients for this recipe and then resume.
Add Apple Juice
Add the Kombucha
Ferment for three days