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Monday, October 21, 2013

Kombucha Tea Recipe- One Gallon

Kombucha tea is SO easy to make. The only special ingredient you need is a kombucha SCOBY (a "mushroom" of certain bacteria and yeasts).

Kombucha Tea

Cost per recipe: $0.70

1 gallon water
4 bags green tea
4 bags black tea
1 1/4 cups white sugar
1 kombucha SCOBY

Ingredients (minus water)

1. Boil water.
2. Add sugar, stirring til dissolved. Turn off heat.
3. Add tea bags and let steep at least 10 minutes.
4. Remove tea bags and let tea cool to room temperature.
5. Transfer to glass jar and add SCOBY. Cover.
6. Let ferment 7 days.
7. Remove SCOBY, strain any floaters.
8. Refrigerate and enjoy!
Step 3- Steeping
Step 5- Adding the mushroom (uncovered)
Step 5 (covered)

Step 7- Straining
Don't forget to save your SCOBY in some tea for next time!

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