“This recipe came from an old Lithuanian cookbook. Takes 11 days to make with standing time and fermentation time.”
READY IN:
265hrs
YIELD:
1 gallon
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pare and quarter beets.
  2. Boil in water till tender.
  3. LET STAND 24 HOURS.
  4. Remove beets.
  5. Add enough water to make one full gallon of liquid.
  6. Add sugar and pepper.
  7. Boil 10 minutes.
  8. Strain through cloth into clay crock.
  9. Spread yeast on a slice of bread which has been thoroughly dried in the oven.
  10. Place in lukewarm liquid.
  11. Let ferment 10 days.
  12. Bottle.
  13. Do not cork tightly.

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