Homemade Grape Juice

This is fun to make with your kids, they get a kick out of learning the process of how their juice is made.  Not to mention how yummy and good for you it is!



 2 1/2 lb of Grapes makes 1 Quart


I used concord grapes, but you can use any kind.

Pick all the grapes off the stems and wash them.

 Mash the grapes with a potato masher this will release the juices, pulp and at the same time removing the skins.

 Put in to a sauce pan and add water about 1/2 inch above the grapes.

 Bring to a boil then turn down to med-low for 10 – 15 minutes.

Taste the juice and depending on how sweet the grapes are you can add sugar or maple syrup while the grapes are cooking.

 Pour through cheese cloth in a mesh colander and press the grapes in the cheese cloth to get all the juices out.

Pour into a jar and refrigerate.

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