Recipe: Trauben Saft (Grape Juice)

September 25, 2022 | Recipes

Trauben Saft (Grape Juice)

2 cups water
3 quarts grapes, washed
Sugar, 1 cup per quart of juice

Heat water and grapes to boiling. Cook slowly for 20 minutes. Filter through jelly bag. Measure juice and add one cup of sugar for each quart of juice. Bring to boil. Pour into sterilized bottles or jars and seal. To serve, dilute with equal amount of water.


This recipe is from the Amana Colony Recipes cookbook and is reprinted with the permission of the Homestead Welfare Club. Zuber’s is located in Homestead and we serve our guests with traditional recipes such as these.

The book is a collection of traditional Amana Colonies recipes and features family-size recipes of the foods prepared and served in the Amana villages for over a century. The recipes were compiled by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Homestead Welfare Club. To purchase a copy of the book, please contact Elaine Zuber at dzubs@southslope.net or 319-622-3099.

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