Apple jam is prepared usually from those apples,which have been discarded in the procurement of other conservation - compotes, juices and others. For the jam can take overripe, slightly damaged apples are a little ripe, and others. Jam made from apples is the most simple home work piece for the winter - it is not necessary to see to it that the fruit retains its external waters, since in any case they will need to grind in a meat grinder or blender.
It is best to cook jam from apples for the winterin the season of apples collection - the end of summer and beginning of autumn. You can cook jam from sugar - then it can be given to children younger or suffering diathesis, or diabetes. I suggest you a very simple and affordable for every hostess recipe for homemade jam from apples. Using sugar is necessary to observe the proportion of one to one - apple weight is considered to already peeled and seeds form.
Ingredients for "Apple jam for the winter":
Apples - 1-1.2 kg;Sugar - 1 kg;Water - 1 cup;
The recipe for "apple jam for the winter":
Cooking jam of apples for the winter:
We take good ripe apples, we can take a little spoiled, rotten and wrinkled.
Apples need a good wash, and then peel and remove all damaged areas.
Prepared apples cut into small pieces, so that they can be convenient to crank through a meat grinder or chop the blender.
We grind apples and shift the puree obtained in a convenient enameled saucepan.
The resulting apple puree topped up with the requiredthe amount of water on low heat bring to a boil. If apples are not very juicy, you can add more water. On low heat cook applesauce until most of the liquid has evaporated - about 20 minutes.
If you decide to cook the jam without sugar,it is boiled for approximately 15 minutes until cooked until it thickens and does not turn into a homogeneous mass. Sugar is added to jam, stir until sugar is dissolved and cook for another ten minutes.
Ready jam can be spread into clean jars and lids close, or as soon as cooled down, bring to the table.
To jam a well-kept, it must be cooled slowly. Overturn the jars with hot jam upside down and well wrapped in a warm blanket or a folded in several layers of towel.
When apple jam has cooled, itsyou can try. Ready jam can be used for filling pastries and other desserts, and you can just put on so flavorful sandwiches with jam for tea. Bon Appetit!