Apple Shrub Recipe

Apple Shrub Recipe
Staff Writer
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A shrub syrup is a delicious, vintage-style syrup made with fruit, sugar, and a form of acid (in this case, vinegar). You can make shrubs with everything from blackberries to oranges.

30
Servings
39
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3 medium apples
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar

Directions

Finely mince the apples and set aside. Heat the sugar and water in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves. Add the fruit, reduce heat to low, and stir for 5 minutes. Allow the mixture cool, add vinegar to the syrup, pour it into a mason jar, and store the mixture in the refrigerator for three days, shaking occasionally. Strain the solids and the shrub is ready to use, although it will age well in the fridge.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
3mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
4µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
6mg
1%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
7mg
0%
Water
9g
0%

Apple Shopping Tip

When buying apples, they should be firm, free of bruises, and heavy for their size.

Apple Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.