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How to Make Water Kefir

This delicious, fizzy probiotic-rich Water Kefir recipe is high in Vitamin C thanks to the Amazonian superfood Camu Camu! Learn all about Camu Camu, how to make water kefir, health benefits and more alongside this easy and fun Camu Camu Water Kefir Recipe!
Prep Time15 mins
Fermentation Time3 d
Total Time3 d 15 mins
Course: Beverages, Gut Healing
Cuisine: Air Fryer, Fermentation, Gut Healing
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Author: Kristen Wood


  • Water Kefir Grains
  • Grolsch Bottles
  • Turbinado Sugar
  • Camu Camu Powder


  • 6 cups plain prepared water kefir please see ‘how-to’ section in post above
  • 3 teaspoons Camu Camu powder divided


  • Start by preparing your first fermentation of plain water kefir (see the ‘how-to’ section in post above).
  • Prepare for second fermentation of water kefir with Camu Camu by dividing the 6 cups of kefir into two flip-top/Grolsch bottles or jars of your choice (3 cups each).
  • Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of Camu Camu powder to each bottle/jar.
  • Tighly cap each bottle/jar. Give a good shake.
  • Let sit out for 24 hours longer for second fermentation to take place.
  • Place in the refrigerator as soon as 24 hours are up!
  • Carefully uncap (watch out for those bubbles!), serve and enjoy!



Please see ‘Tips’ above in the blog post for suitable substitutions, storage advice and more!


Serving: 1cup | Sodium: 12mg | Calcium: 7mg