Dandelion Wine

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Appears in

The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • 1 gallon dandelion flowers
  • 1 gallon boiling water
  • 3 lbs. sugar
  • 3 oranges, cut in small squares
  • 3 lemons, cut in small squares
  • 1 oz. yeast


Pick dandelion flowers early in the morning, taking care not to have a particle of the bitter stem attached. Pour the boiling water over the flowers and let stand three days. Strain and add the rest of the ingredients and let stand to ferment three weeks Strain and bottle.