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Harvesting chokeberry for the winter: the best recipes

A good housewife will always find a place in the pantry for preparations of chokeberry. Aronia, she is a chernoplodka, is equally good in jams, jams, compotes, you can make juice, marshmallow out of it, you can marinate it, dry it, freeze it. Today, the topic of our conversation is blanks made of chokeberry for the winter; we will choose recipes such that any housewife can cope with them without much trouble.

What is made of chokeberry for the winter most often? Of course, jam! Even the youngest hostess can easily master the preparation of rowan jam, I will give you a simple and affordable recipe.

  • 1 kg of rowan berries,
  • 1.5 kg of sugar per 600 ml of water.

  1. We will prepare a pan for blanching, a pan with cold water, a colander or a net for blanching, a basin for cooking jam, a towel, tacks.
  2. Separate the rowanwood from the twigs, sort out, remove unsuitable berries, rinse and fold in a colander. While it drains, boil water in a saucepan. We put the rowan into boiling water for 5-10 minutes, then immediately - in cold water with ice cubes using a colander or a metal grid. We will shift the rowan prepared in this way to a basin or pan for cooking.
  3. Prepare sugar syrup: dissolve 1.5 kg of sugar in 600 ml of hot water, bring to a boil, let boil the syrup for several minutes. Hot syrup pour berries of mountain ash, leave to soak for 6-8 hours.
  4. How to cook berries to keep the maximum useful? Cook jam by multiple boiling, i.e. bring to the boiling point, boil for a few minutes, stirring, then remove the jam from the heat for 15-20 minutes. Repeat this operation 4-5 times.
  5. Prepare the cans for bottling jam: rinse thoroughly in hot water with soda, rinse, dry. Sterilize the jars in the oven.
  6. To pour the jam, take the still hot jars and fill them with boiling jam, hermetically sealed and cooled.

The blackberry pastille can be flavored with lemon or orange zest, add to it the boiled and ground quince, apples, pears and other fruits. It turns out very tasty candy, which added ground cinnamon, cloves and other spices.