Apricot is a delicious fruit, very useful,saturating the human body with a lot of vitamins. Its main advantage is the high content of beta-carotene, which normally supports our eyesight. And in general, ripe apricot is a real vitamin bomb. When the season begins, eat them as much as possible and try to prepare for winter in all kinds.
Apricots in own juice
Billets from apricots for the winter can be the mostdifferent. For example, in its own juice. For this purpose ripe, but firm, without damage, fruits are taken. Carefully divided into halves, bones are removed, and the apricots themselves are put in prepared banks. Each layer is poured with sugar (per 1 kg of fruit 300-350 grams of sugar). Banks from time to time shake to tightly and evenly fill them. Do not report about 2 fingers to the neck. Cover with sterilized covers and put in a cool place to make juice appear. The next day, your cans of apricot preparations for winter should be sterilized in a water bath according to the following schedule: for 10 liter cans - 10 minutes, liter - 15. Then they should be rolled up, turned over, wrapped and sent to the cellar every other day.
Apricots, dried (dried)
These apricots are called apricots. For this preparation from apricots for the winter suitable ripe fruit, in which the bone is well separated. The berries should be thoroughly washed, cleaned, put in a basin or a pan, sprinkled with sugar and left to let the juice run. After 6-8 hours put on fire to boil. After that, drain the syrup (you can then boil the jam, compote or jelly), and spread the apricots on a baking sheet and send to the oven to dry them on low heat until cooked. Do not close the doors tightly, otherwise all products will burn! When the apricot is fully waxed, spread it over sterile jars and store under covers. The dessert turns out wonderful!
Remembering about what blanks for the winter fromapricots can be done, you can not fail to mention the fresh frost. For this, wash the berries, place on a paper towel to dry. After that, pack in small bags, release air from them, close and send to the freezer. Take out as necessary, lay out on a plate, let them unfrozen in natural conditions, and eat for health!
Jam from apricots for the winter - tasty andaromatic treat. It is prepared without difficulty. For each kilogram of fruit is a half kilogram of sugar and 2 cups of water. So, the berries are washed, each pierced with a match in several places, pour in pre-cooked syrup. Let them stay in a cool place for a day. Then the syrup merges, boils, is again added to the berries. Another day later, the workpiece should be put on fire and cook over low heat until it is ready (berries acquire transparency and amber tint). Prepacked to the banks hot, cork.
One of the most popular types of billets fromapricots for the winter - compote. Ripe solid fruits to wash and fall asleep in three-liter cans, filling them a little more than a quarter (and can be half). Pour 150-200 gr. sugar in each, pour cold water and cook on a water bath for 20-25 minutes. Then roll up.</ p>>