Can I use apple juice instead of apple cider?
Keeping this in consideration, what can I use as a substitute for apple cider?
If you want or need to match the heavier texture of the cider, substitute in a bit of applesauce with the applejuice being used (if recipe calls for 1 cup apple cider, use 1 cup of applesauce and apple juice mixed.)
Furthermore, can I use apple cider vinegar instead of apple cider? Substitute one tablespoon of white wine vinegar for two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. White wine vinegar is a very versatile vinegar in cooking. It can be used in many dishes, and this makes it an excellent alternative to apple cider vinegar.
Also to know is, what is the difference between apple juice and apple cider?
Apple cider is made from apples that are washed, cut and ground into an "apple mash" similar to applesauce. On the other hand, apple juice undergoes filtration to remove pulp and is then pasteurized to extend the shelf life. Vacuum sealing and additional filtering help it stay fresh even longer.
Can you make cider from apple juice?
Here's an easy hard cider recipe that anyone can brew using apple juice and wine yeast. All you need is 1 gallon of apple juice or pasteurized cider, Lalvin EC-1118 yeast, funnel, 1 gallon glass jug and an airlock with #6 stopper. If you have a hydrometer take a OG gravity reading of your apple juice and write it down.