Cherry is one of the most delicious and sweet berries. Cherry jam is not only very useful, but it looks amazing. In addition, to prepare cherry jam you need very little time and energy. In this article we will tell you how to make jam from white cherries with bones.
White cherry jam with stones
- cherry - 1 kg;
- sugar - 1 kg;
- water 350 ml;
- lemon - 1 piece;
- vanilla - 1/3 tsp.
Berries should be thoroughly washed and dried. Put on a linen towel and dry. It is necessary to sort out the berries - leave for the jam only good, whole, without damage. Next, you need to make a syrup. To do this, dissolve sugar in water and bring to a boil. It is necessary to mix frequently, so that sugar does not burn.
The resulting syrup is filled with cherries. They should brew for about 2-3 hours. Then put on fire and bring to a boil. Fire should be weak so that the syrup does not boil actively. Then the berries will not be brewed and will remain intact. Readiness is determined by the color of the sweet cherry. When the berry becomes almost transparent - the jam is ready. In the resulting jam from white cherries, you must add lemon juice and vanilla. This will give him an unusual aroma and light acidity, it will not be cloyingly sweet. Boil for another 3 minutes. Remove from heat and hot pour over cans.
Cherry jam with nuts
The recipe for how to make a cherry jam with nuts will be the same. However, instead of simple cherries with bones, we will use the cherry, peeled. This can be done with a special device. Clearing the cherry from the bones, it should be stuffed with nuts. It is best to use the walnuts cut into 4 parts. They add a piquant taste and make the flavor of the jam more refined. When the berries and nuts are ready, they need to be filled with syrup and cook exactly the same as the cherry with the bones.
The resulting jam has a pleasant nutty taste and an unusual flavor.
The cherry jam with bones differs in some almond flavor. Without pits, this taste will not. However, this is why this berry is so well combined with nuts. For jam from cherry with nuts, you can use not only walnuts. Cedar, almond, hazelnut, cashew will suit. Peanuts and pistachios are best not to use, because, as a rule, they are already sold salted.
Cherry jam turns out sugary and sweet, so you can add lemon or a little citric acid. Firstly, it will set off the taste, and secondly, it will prevent excessive sugaring of the product. Also, to avoid sugar, jam should be stored
Cherry contains a lot of vitamins and minerals, which will be very useful for the body in winter. Jam is a great way to preserve and conserve these vitamins. In the cherry there is a lot of vitamin C , B vitamins and carotene. They are responsible for the immunity and recovery of the nervous system. Potassium and magnesium, in large quantities are present in the cherry. These minerals help maintain a normal cardiovascular system and blood pressure.
Calcium and iron are also extremely necessary for the body. Cherry jam will be a wonderful treat for expectant mothers. It will help provide the body with the necessary substances. Such sweetness is a great way to combine business with pleasure!