How much to cook cranberry juice?

Boil cranberry juice for 20 minutes .

How to cook fruit drink from fresh cranberries

Cranberries – 1 kilogram
Sugar or honey – half a kilo
Water – one and a half liters

How to cook fruit drink from fresh cranberries
Sort cranberries, removing plant debris and stale berries. Then chop the cranberries with a blender or grind in a bowl with a wooden spoon / pusher.
Pour half a glass of water, mix, squeeze the cranberry juice well through cheesecloth into a bowl. Put the pan with the pomace on the fire, pour in the water, add the sugar and stir. Bring to a boil and simmer over low heat covered for 10 minutes. Then pour in the cranberry juice and infuse for 1-2 hours under the lid, serve warm or cool.

If you are making fruit drink with honey, honey should be added after boiling – and after that, mix the boiled fruit drink well.

Frozen cranberry juice

Frozen cranberries – 3 kilograms
Sugar – 2 kilograms
Water – 3 liters

How to cook fruit drink from frozen cranberries
Cranberries, without defrosting, put in a bowl, crush, squeeze, pour in water and add sugar. Bring to a boil and cook for 2 minutes over low heat without a lid.

Tasty Facts

– Other berries can be added to cranberry juice: lingonberries or black currants.

– You can cook cranberry juice easier: for this, cranberries must be washed, chopped with sugar in a blender, put into jars and hidden in the refrigerator. At any time of the year, you can dilute this mixture with warm boiled water and get a healthy vitamin drink.

– If you add 2 teaspoons of starch diluted in cold water to fruit drink, you get cranberry jelly.

– Due to the addition of cranberry juice, which is not subject to boiling, to the fruit drink, the drink retains many useful substances, for example, vitamin C. Cranberry juice helps well with the first signs of a cold, sore throat, inflammatory diseases, with spring and autumn beriberi, helps to reduce elevated body temperature with diseases.

– You can add a pinch of cinnamon and orange peels to cranberry juice.

– People suffering from heartburn and having gastritis with high acidity are not recommended to use cranberry juice frequently.

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

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

– Cranberry juice can be cooked without boiling. Thanks to the benzoic acid contained in the berries, it will be perfectly stored.

– To prepare a drink with the maximum content of vitamins, you need to crush the berries with a wooden pusher and pour cold boiled water, add honey instead of sugar. Let the drink brew for 3 hours.

– Cranberry juice contains a lot of potassium, phosphorus and calcium. The drink contains iron, manganese, copper, molybdenum. They normalize the composition of the blood, improve the functioning of the heart muscle, restore elasticity to the skin. Cranberry juice strengthens the immune system, has bactericidal and antipyretic properties.