How to make jam from watermelon peels, carrots and cones?
What is the mostunusual jamHave you ever tried? What you can make original sweets? It turns out that even vegetables, flowers and cones are suitable for this. The main thing is to know the secrets of proper preparation, and then the surprise of your guests will have no limit. They may not even guess what they are tasting.
Unusual jam - original recipes
Cherry and apple, plum and strawberry, apricot and pear - everyone has their own favorite jam. And inventive culinary specialists use not only berries and fruits, but also chestnuts or nuts - for example, green walnuts.
Perhaps not everyone will want to feast on jam from cucumbers, onions or eggplants, but to taste the sweetness of, say, watermelon peels and pumpkins - why not.This is just a surprise
How easy it is to wake me up!
You put jam on the table, -
I will wake up in an instant.
I will wake up in an instant,
To tea with jam to drink.Daniel harms
Watermelon Cake Jam
watermelon peel - 1 kilogram
lemon - 1 piece
lime - 1 piece
granulated sugar - 1, 4 kilograms
Cinnamon - Pinch
carnation - 1 bud
- water - 2 cups
How to cook:
- Cut off the green crust and the remnants of the flesh - we need white crusts. We wash them and cut them with a figure knife. Choose the size of the pieces.
- We cut the crusted crusts with sugar and let it stand in the fridge for 8 to 10 hours. We put it before bedtime - in the morning we took it out and continued cooking.
- Lemon with my lime, grind with a knife - we use both zest and pulp.
- Cook the watermelon rind, adding water, in a convenient for constant stirring capacity - 20 minutes after boiling over low heat.
- Put citrus there and boil for another 7 minutes. Let it brew for 4–5 hours, boil again for 15–20 minutes, adding clove and cinnamon at the end.
If you are satisfied with the color (golden) and texture, an unusual delicacy can be rolled up in jars (how to prepare them, read the article "5 simple ways to sterilize jars for blanks"). You may need to boil the mass a third time.
Cooking an unusual jam of watermelon pulp
If even the crusts are used and a tasty sweet billet is obtained for the winter, then the flesh should definitely be used. How to cook such a treat - see the recipe in this video:
Cooking carrot jam
A carrot is a root vegetable in itself rather sweet, of a bright saturated color and the jam from it is obtained, firstly, unusual, and secondly, beautiful and tasty.
carrots - 1 kilogram
sugar - 1, 2 kilograms
large lemon - 1 piece
- water - 400 ml
How to cook:
- Wash the washed carrots until soft, cool, peel and cut into small pieces of various shapes.
- Clean the lemon zest from the lemon, boil it with boiling water, pour 100 ml of water, fill 100 g of granulated sugar and boil for 40-50 minutes.
- Fill the carrot pieces with syrup - cook it with 300 ml of water and 1.1 kg of sugar. Boil carrots in syrup 5 - 7 minutes, let stand a few hours.
- Then combine the carrots and lemon zest and cook, stirring so that the pieces become soft and transparent, and the syrup thickens.
- Unusual carrot jam can be poured into prepared jars and rolled for the winter.
This sweetness will be cooked from a pumpkin, it is this gourd culture that gives delicacy the color of the sun.
pumpkin - 1 kilogram
apples sweet varieties - 400 grams
medium size lemon - 1 piece
granulated sugar - 1 kilogram
water - 1 cup
- Cinnamon - a small pinch
How to cook:
- Peel the pumpkin, cut the flesh into cubes of small size.
- Lemon cut into thin slices, apples - into cubes.
- We put the products in a bowl (better - from stainless steel), fall asleep with sugar and leave for a few hours (4 - 5 will be enough).
- The ingredients will give up their juice, but if it is not enough, you can add a glass of water before cooking.
- Cook in several passes (maximum - 6): bring to a boil, turn off, cool. And we repeat the process again. Cinnamon is added at the last cooking.
An unusual delicacy will be ready when all the ingredients become transparent.
Sweet medicine from the cones
An unusual dessert of young pine cones is an excellent natural remedy for colds and cough. Preparing is not difficult, and all the secrets of cooking - in this video-plot: