Ukrainian drink – Yagodanka

Yagodanka – is a national Ukrainian drink the main ingredients of which are berries.


  • 1 kg berries (raspberry/ currant/ strawberry/ plum/ pear)
  • 1 l (liter) water
  • 15 g yeast


You may use any berries. Wash berries and place them in a big glass or enameled vessel. Pour them with cooled boiled water. Then add yeast. Leave the mass in a warm place until it begins to ferment. Keep it for 4-5 days, then bottle the drink and cover the bottles. Keep yagodanka in a chilly place.

Enjoy your drink!