Fruit Pickle Brine

Southern Living

This all-purpose brine is ideal for pickling peaches, strawberries, and melons. The fruit is ready to serve after 1 hour in the brine, but tastes best after 8 to 12 hours.

Goes with: Pickled Strawberries, Pickled Melon, Pickled Peaches

Makes about 1 3/4 cups


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1/2 cup white balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons kosher salt


Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

Bring all ingredients and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Remove from heat. Cool completely (about 1 hour), stirring occasionally.

Created date

May 2015