How to cook cherry compote
Products Cherry – half a kilo Sand sugar – 10 tablespoons Water – 1 liter How to cook compote from cherries 1. Sort cherries, remove leaves and wash; put in a saucepan. 2. Pour in water and cover with sugar, put on fire. 3. Bring to a boil, cook over low heat for 10 minutes. 4. Pour cherry compote into jars, close and store in a dark, cool place.
Cherry and raspberry compote for the winter
Proportions of cherry and raspberry compote Cherry – 2 cups Raspberry – 1 cup Sugar – 1.5 cups Water – 2.5 liters Citric acid – half a teaspoon How to cook cherry compote with raspberries 1. Sort, wash and dry the berries. 2. Put cherries and raspberries in jars. 3. Boil water, pour berries into it, leave for 3 minutes. 4. Drain the water into a saucepan and put on fire, add sugar and cook for 10 minutes after boiling over low heat. 5. Pour jars of raspberries and cherries with hot syrup, close the jars, cool and put away for storage.
– Delicious, rich compote will turn out from ripe maroon fruits with a small stone, elastic pulp and a fairly strong aroma. Suitable cherries varieties Hungarian and Sofia. – For compote, choose cherries with stalks – this guarantees the safety of the berries, tear off the stalks just before preparing the drink. Damaged, rotten, too small, unripe fruits cannot be used for processing. – Cherry in compote goes well with other fruits and berries, the taste of compote will become richer if you add a couple of lemon slices, a handful of raspberries or strawberries at the end of cooking . Instead of sugar, you can use honey, molasses, ready-made cherry syrup. – Cherry compote for every day is also cooked from frozen cherries. The fruits do not need to be thawed, but if they could not be kept frozen and the juice stood out, it must be drained and added to the compote at the end of cooking. – Cherry compote has not only excellent taste and beautiful color, but also healing properties . The drink is useful for anemia (due to the high content of iron and magnesium), it improves appetite and perfectly quenches thirst. – Caloriescherry compote depends on the amount of sugar, on average about 99 kcal / 100 milliliters. – If a jar of cherry compote exploded or you see foam on the surface of the drink, then the compote has fermented. Cherry compote ferments in 2 cases: if the jars and lids are not sterilized or if an infection still appears inside the workpiece (for example, the fruits were poorly processed before cooking or were not cooked enough). – If cherry compote is bitter, it means that when processing the berries, it was not possible to remove the seeds. Even the smallest parts of the bones can spoil the taste of the compote. In this case, when serving compote, add sugar or honey. If the compote, on the contrary, turned out to be too sweet, add sourness when serving, dilute with water or unsweetened juice.