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Homemade Liqueurs with Herbs: Chamomile Flower Wine

By Leah A. Zeldes
August/September 2003


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Makes about 1 quart
Serve chamomile flower wine in your favorite wine glass and couple it with a tasty herbal meal.

  • 1 liter dry white wine
  • 1 cup dried chamomile flowers
  • Grated zest of 1 orange
  • 1½ ounces light rum (optional)
  • 4 tablespoons honey (or to taste)
  1. Pour wine into a clean glass jar or bottle. Add chamomile, orange zest and rum. Cover and steep for 1 week.
  2. Strain through a coffee filter, add honey to taste and pour it into a clean container. Seal and store for up to 1 year.


Leah A. Zeldes is food editor of Chicago’s Lerner Newspapers.

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