Making homemade spiced apple infused vinegar is super easy and it is such a super useful condiment to have on hand in the kitchen. Not something you can buy in the shops either.
Homemade Spiced Apple Infused Vinegar
I really love making simple condiments that can really ramp up the flavour of my food and make everyday cooking easier.
Why have to add spices, fruits and other flavourings individually when you can have a handy infused vinegar that holds all the fllavours for you.
This spiced apple vinegar makes a great edible gift too and is one of 50 featured in my Ebook Naughty and Nice Edible Gifts For Christmas.
Ingredients for apple vinegar
Cider vinegar is the base for this. You could use white wine vinegar if you don’t have any cider vinegar to hand.
But cider vinegar is the obvious choice as it already has that all-important apple flavour in there.
Apple juice (use organic apple juice please)
Spices; black pepper, coriander seeds, smoked paprika, cloves and a cinnamon stick.
Lots of lovely warming spices there that really pack a punch in the flavour department making this Spiced Apple Vinegar a great addition to your larder.
How to make this homemade infused vinegar
Put all the spices into a little piece of muslin/cheesecloth and tie with twine to secure.
Heat the vinegar in a small pan along with the apple juice and the spices and simmer for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow the vinegar to cool completely, skim off any froth and decant into sterilised bottles.
How long will this apple vinegar keep?
Your homemade spiced apple vinegar will keep for up to a year in a cool dark place.
How to use spiced apple infused vinegar
You can use it when making a glaze to go over pork before roasting
Use this tasty spiced vinegar in salad dressings
Or drizzled over roasted veggies too for a bit of a kick!
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Spiced Apple Vinegar
- 500 ml/1 pt cider vinegar
- 50 ml/2 fl oz apple juice
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp coriander seeds crushed
- 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
- 4 cloves
- 1 small cinnamon stick
- Put all the spices in a small muslin bag or a square of muslin/cheesecloth tied up with string
- Put the spice bag intoa pan along with the vinegar and apple juice and simmer for 15 minutes.
- Remove from heat and skim off any frith.
- Pour into sterilised bottles.
- Will keep for up to 1 year.