How much to cook cranberry compote?

Cook cranberry compote for 30 minutes.

In a slow cooker, cook cranberry compote for 30 minutes too.

How to cook cranberry compote

Cranberries – 200 grams
Sugar – half a glass
Water – 1 liter

How to cook cranberry compote
Wash cranberries , sort, put in a saucepan. Pour in water, add sugar, put on medium heat. Cook cranberry compote for 30 minutes.

How to cook cranberry compote in a
slow cooker Sort and wash cranberries, pour into a colander or sieve and rub into a bowl. Pour water into the multicooker bowl, add sugar, cranberry cake and juice. Set the slow cooker to the “Soup” mode and cook for 30 minutes. Cool the prepared cranberry compote and pour into a vessel.

Tasty Facts

– In Russia, cranberries were called “northern lemon” for their high content of vitamin C, citric and quinic acids.

– You can diversify cranberry compote by adding citrus fruits. To do this, add half an orange, zest of 1 tangerine, a few lemon peels and vanilla sugar to 1 glass of cranberries.

— Often, cranberry compote is boiled with the addition of apples, strawberries and other berries to dilute the sourness of cranberries with sweet berries and fruits.

– You can make compote from frozen cranberries. It is important to freeze cranberries, previously washed and dried, since the preparation of compote from frozen berries excludes their defrosting and washing.

– In order to better preserve vitamin C when cooking compote, cranberries should be added to already boiling water and, after the compote boils, immediately removed from heat. Compote must be allowed to brew so that the berries completely give up the juice.

– Cranberry compote can be closed for the winter.

– Cranberry compote can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 days in a closed container.

– Caloric content of cranberry compote – 26 kcal / 100 grams.

– The cost of cranberries for the 2020 season is 300 rubles / 1 kilogram (as of July 2020). Since cranberries are rarely sold in stores and markets, frozen berries can be used to make compote.

– Being careful, you can collect cranberries yourself: it grows in forests, in marshy places. Cranberries can be found in almost any Russian forest, with the exception of the Kuban, the Caucasus and the south of the Volga region. The cranberry season is from September to October, but you can also pick the berry in winter: under the influence of frost, the berry becomes sweeter.