Delicious, healthy juice for free – what’s better than that? Homemade sloe juice is easy to make with just two ingredients: sloe berries and water!
Homemade sloe juice is sweet and sour – and not astringent like raw sloe berries! It tastes almost like blueberry juice.
Homemade Sloe Juice
- sloe berries
- hot water
Related: When To Pick Sloes
Wash the sloe berries and place them in a large glass jar. Pour enough hot water over the sloes so that they are covered by one inch. Cover the jar and let it stand for one day at room temperature.
After about 24 hours, pour off the sloe juice and bring it to a boil again. Pour the hot sloe juice over the berries again. Let it stand for another 24 hours.
Repeat the process two times more.
Then strain out and discard the sloe berries and enjoy your homemade sloe juice. I prefer unsweetened sloe juice but feel free to add sugar. You can even add spices like cinnamon, cloves and allspice.
Store homemade sloe juice in the fridge for up to 5 days. If you want to keep homemade sloe juice for longer it’s best to add sugar or freeze it.
10 thoughts on “Homemade Sloe Juice”
I’m not familiar with sloe berries, but will keep my eyes open. Thanks for sharing with Fiesta Friday!
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I’ve heard of sloe berries but never of someone using them! What a fun post!
Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday.
Thank you so much, Mollie! 😀
What a unique recipe! You have my interest, but I’m not even sure where they grow. I’ll have to check up on that. Thanks for sharing.
I keep hearing about sloe berries but have never had them. I really need to find some! Thanks for sharing this at the What’s for Dinner party! Have a wonderful week.
Thanks, Helen! Have a fabulous week too!
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