Jam of watermelon in the winter at home

Servings: 8 Cooking time: 80 minutes

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Aromatic jam winter always reminds us ofsunny summer days. How nice to apply to a cup of tea outlet with a delicious sweet dessert, which was prepared with his own hands. Many people love the sweet juicy watermelon, but few people know that because of this amazing berry you can cook a wonderful jam. Jam of watermelon can be prepared not only from pulp and peel.

As for the preparation of this wonderfulDessert will need a watermelon, try to use fresh, not stale fruit for him. Watermelon should be ripe but not overripe when the flesh inside is already more like a pudding - it is better to take slightly unripe watermelon.

Try to take fewer varietiesseed inside, if you're lucky - get to make jams watermelon generally pitted or enlist the help of family, which will help you to clean and prepare the berry. Simple recipe will help you make a unique home preparation, which can be used for filling and decorating homemade desserts.

Ingredients for "Jam of watermelon in the winter at home":

  • Watermelon rind - 1 kg;
  • Watermelon flesh - 1 kg;
  • Sugar - 2.5 kg;
  • Water - 1 cup;
  • Lemon - 1 piece;
  • Recipe "watermelon jam for the winter at home":

    Preparations watermelon jam for the winter:

    Watermelon should be well washed from all sides,since the crust, we will also be used for cooking jam. Carefully cut into small pieces - peel separated from the pulp and spread into separate bowls.

    The flesh of watermelon spread in a separate bowl

    Crusts watermelon reserve in a separate bowl.

    Watermelon peel reserve separately

    Of the pieces of pulp sure to select all the bones, fill it with the necessary amount of water and put on a slow fire.

    Fill the watermelon pulp with water and put to boil

    Lemon is good and with the help of my grater rub the zest.

    Peel lemon three on a grater to zest

    When the water-melon pulp softens, the water will need to bedrain. We add to it the sugar and zest. Per kilogram of pulp take one kilogram of sugar. The remaining sugar is needed for crusts. Boil syrup - bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes over low heat.

    Cook of the watermelon syrup water

    Fill the prepared pulp syrup and cook until tender - watermelon jam okay to thicken and resemble honey.

    Ready-made jam from the pulp

    Cooking jam from watermelon crusts desirableafter you have finished cooking compote of watermelon and watermelon jam from the flesh - because you will have a sufficient number of crusts after the berries clean. Per kilogram of watermelon peels take half a kilogram of sugar. Slices of watermelon crusts carefully cleaned from the top - green, leaving only the soft part.

    Clear the watermelon peel

    Thus prepared brown sugar fall asleep and put for 10-12 hours in the refrigerator.

    Fall asleep brown sugar

    During the time until crust were in the fridge, all the sugar had melted and turned into a thick sugar syrup. We put a crust on the fire and cook for about 20 minutes.

    Cook watermelon crusts

    Lemon, who have remained from making jam from the pulp, cut into small pieces. You can then add the lemon also do not forget to remove the bone, or jam will taste bitter.

    Lemon cut into small pieces

    Cook for about five minutes, then jamYou will need to remove from the heat and leave to cool gradually over four hours. During this time, the jam is well to infuse, then we again put on medium heat and cook for 15 minutes - the time is counted after boiling.

    Cook until tender crisp watermelon

    Ready jam is checked by external crusts mind - they should be transparent, have a slightly golden color. Spread jam on banks and close lid or parchment paper.

    Spread jam from watermelon crusts in banks

    Jam made from the pulp and peels of watermelon perfectly stored at room temperature.

    Jars of jam stored at a temperature komntanoy

    According to its consistency it resembles a candy, so well suited for the filling of homemade cakes and other desserts. Bon Appetit!

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