Ingredients:

  • 1 cup honey
  •  1 cup water
  •  3 tablespoons vanilla
  •  4 cups finished water kefir
  •  2-4 tablespoons heavy cream

Instructions:

  1. Add honey and water to a small pot and heat gently, stirring until honey is completely dissolved. Remove from heat. Add vanilla and cool completely.
  2. Combine cooled honey mixture with water kefir (grains removed).
  3. Fill flip-top or similar bottles with flavored water kefir mixture. Cap tightly and ferment 24-48 hours or until bubbly. This mixture tends to taste a little yeasty after 72 hours of bottling.
  4. Pour cream into the bottom of a tall glass. Fill glass with bubbly flavored water kefir. Enjoy!
Makes 4 servings.

RHUBARB WATER KEFIR SODA

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped rhubarb
  • water
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 4 cups finished water kefir

Instructions:

  1. Place rhubarb in a small saucepan and add water until just covered. Heat to boiling.
  2. Reduce heat; simmer 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Stir in honey. Cool mixture completely.
  4. Strain rhubarb pieces and add cooled syrup to finished water kefir.
  5. Pour into flip-top or other tightly sealed bottles. Ferment at room temperature 24-48 hours.
  6. Enjoy!