Pineapple Tepache is a light and refreshing probiotic drink which originated in Mexico. Its juicy and sweet taste makes it perfect drink for parties and get togethers.
Tepache is non-alcoholic drink but if you prefer a bit of alcohol you can mix it with a light beer.
You can make pineapple tepache easily within a few minutes on your kitchen counter. Keep in mind that as every fermented drink, pineapple tepache needs time to ferment which is approximately 3 days. The fermentation time depends on the temperature and ripeness of the pineapple.
Variations of Pineapple Tepache
To spice up the traditional version of pineapple tepache you may try the below variations:
- Add stick of cinnamon or 2 cloves in the jar during the making process.
- To get an extra refreshing punch add a bit of freshly squeezed lime juice to the traditional pineapple tepache before serving.
- Add cuts of fresh fruits like pineapple or apples and decorate the glass by adding a straw and spoon.
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Pineapple Tepache is a light and refreshing probiotic drink which originated in Mexico.
- 1 pineapple cut into chunks
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 8 cups water
- Cut the head off of the pineapple and discard it. Wash pineapple thoroughly ensuring that any dirt particles or bugs are removed. Cut the pineapple in chunks keeping the skin on.
- In the glass jar pour water then add sugar. Mix the sugar until it fully dissolves.
- Add pineapple and cover mouth of the glass jar with the cheesecloth or tea towel and secure it with a rubber band.
- Keep the jar in a cool place away from direct sunlight for three days.
- After 2-3 days you will notice white foam starting to form on the surface of water. Scoop out the white foam with a spoon.
- Serve pineapple tepache over ice.
Equipment: large glass jar , chopping board, knife, spoon, cheesecloth or tea towel and a rubber band.
- Cuisine: Mexican
- Serving Size: 1 cup
- Calories: 106
- Sodium: 12 mg
- Carbohydrates: 25 grams