How much to cook gooseberry and currant compote

To prepare 2 liters of compote for the winter, you need to spend 1 hour in the kitchen.

Gooseberry and currant compote for the winter

For 2 liter jars
Gooseberries – 1 kilogram
Currants – 500 grams
Sugar – 500 grams
Water – 1 liter

How to cook currant compote for the winter
1. Pour gooseberries and currants (previously washed) into jars.
2. Fill jars of berries with water to the top. Immediately drain the water into a saucepan, where add 500 grams of sugar.
3. Boil water with sugar.
4. Pour the berries in jars with syrup.
5. Place jars with gooseberry-currant compote in a pot of hot water (water should be three quarters of the height of the jars), sterilize for 10 minutes.
6. Roll up jars with compote with lids.

Quick gooseberry and currant compote

For 4 liters of drink
Gooseberries – 1 kilogram
Currants (red or black) – half a kilogram
Sugar – 1.5 cups (300 grams)
Water – 2.5 liters

How to quickly prepare compote from gooseberries and currants
1. Sort and wash the gooseberries in a colander. Pour the berries into a bowl.
2. Sort currants and wash in a colander. Add the berries to the pan with the gooseberries.
3. Pour 2.5 liters of water and pour 1.5 cups of sugar into a saucepan with berries.
4. Boil the compote for 5 minutes after boiling.
5. Let the compote brew for 40 minutes, then strain the drink through a large sieve.
The drink is ready. Pour the compote into glasses, add a mint leaf and three ice cubes to each.

Tasty Facts

– For cooking compote, both black and red currants are suitable. If the berries are very acidic, double the amount of sugar.

– When cooking compote for the winter, you can do without sterilizationif you use the following methods:
1 method: pour the berries with boiling syrup 2 times with an exposure between fillings of 15 minutes and then roll up the jars.
Method 2: Boil the berries in syrup for 7 minutes, then pour the compote into jars and roll up.

– The taste of blackcurrant and gooseberry compote is not cloying, slightly sour from currants and gently sweet from gooseberries.

– When cooking compote, you can add lemon or mint to taste.

– More berries can be added to the jar according to taste – or more water. If you like a drink, then it is better to cook compote with the addition of a large amount of water, and if berries are useful for compote, then add more berries.