What can I do with all my crabapples?
- Homemade Crabapple Pectin. Pectin is a starch that occurs in the walls of fruits and vegetables, giving them their firmness and structure.
- Crabapple Jelly. What is this?
- Crabapple Juice. What is this?
- Crabapple Liqueur.
- Crabapple Wine.
- Crabapple Sauce.
- Crabapple Butter.
- Crabapple Fruit Leather.
What does Crabapple wine taste like?
Crabapples in the Midwest
Recommended to be served chilled, the wine is the color of an orangey rosé, and while distinctly wine by taste and mouthfeel, it’s also distinctly it’s own beverage — crisp and tart in a way grape wine isn’t, but with enough body never to be mistaken for a cider.
Do crab apples make good cider?
Crab apples, the original wild form of the tree, do not make good cider on their own, but can be added to other apples if you need extra tannin. It is said, not without reason, that to make cider you simply squeeze apple juice into a container, cover it and wait.