It is unlikely that you immediately eat the harvest of apples. Try to make them blanks for the winter - amber jam, tender jam, fragrant sauce or healthy chips.
Not all varieties of apples can be preserved even before the onset of winter. Therefore, the best option is to make apple reserves in advance. Recipes for tasty and simple apple preparations are a huge variety - jam, jam, jam, marmalade. And if there is no time for cooking jam, apples can be frozen or dried. Check out our selection of the simplest recipes for apples and prepare something tasty for the winter.
For jam, it's better to take sour apples, like Antonovki.
You will need: 1 kg of apples, take 1 kg of sugar, 300 ml of water, 2 g of citric acid.
Cooking Wash the apples, peel, cut into slices and fold into a deep bowl with water acidified with citric acid. So the apples do not darken. After half an hour pour the acidified water, put the apples in the pan, cover with clean water and boil on low heat, stirring for 10-15 minutes, until they are soft. If necessary, pour in some more water. Remove the apples from the heat, add sugar and stir well to dissolve. Again, put the jam on the fire, bring to a boil and cook for another 30 minutes. Spread ready jam on sterilized jars and roll up.
Natural homemade apple jam is much tastier and healthier than jam bought in a store.
You will need: apples and sugar to taste.
Cooking For starters, peel the apples, cut into slices and cook until soft. Then wipe them through a sieve. Pour the puree into a saucepan, add sugar (approximately 150 g per 1 cup of applesauce). Cook over low heat, stirring often, until the jam thickens. Spread the jam in clean jars, let it cool completely and close with plastic covers. Store puree in the fridge.
From apples you can make a magic "dressing", which in winter will be an excellent filling for pies and pies. With this preparation, you will often delight household fragrant pastries.
You will need: 4 cups peeled and sliced apples, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, 1/2 cup sugar, 3 tbsp. corn starch, 1/4 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, 1 cup of warm water.
Cooking Place the apple slices in a bowl, add 3/4 cup water, lemon juice and mix. Stir in cornstarch and 1/4 cup of water in a saucepan. Add cinnamon, sugar and nutmeg. Apples shift into a starch mass and cook over low heat until they are soft. Allow to cool and spread on banks.
Homemade fruit candy from apples is a delicious and healthy dessert. For its preparation is better to use sour apples.
You will need: 4.5 kg of apples and 4 kg of sugar (can be less, to taste).
Cooking First, bake the apples in the oven, simply spreading them on a baking sheet. Finished apples darken and slightly cracked. Then wipe them through a sieve, remove the skin and the core with the seeds. In the resulting puree, add sugar and cook, stirring constantly, to medium density. Pour thick apple puree in an even layer into a deep pan, put in an oven at 70 ° C and bake marshmallow for about 12 hours. Cool the prepared pastille well and cut into plates, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Pickled apples are a very exquisite dish. They are tasty not only on their own, but also as an addition to meat dishes.
You will need: 6 kg of large apples, 2.5 l of water, 1 kg of sugar, 500 ml of 6% vinegar and spices (cloves, cinnamon, coriander).
Cooking Wash the apples, core the seeds and cut into slices. Put in cold salted water (at the rate of 10 g of salt per 1 liter of water) for half an hour. Then drain the salt water and immediately drop all the slices into boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Remove the blanched apple slices from the boiling water with a slotted spoon and cool. Make a marinade out of this water: add sugar, pour in vinegar and stir well to dissolve the sugar grains. Place in prepared jars, then put apple slices, pour marinade, cover jars with lids, sterilize for half an hour and roll up.
If you do not have time to process apples in season, you can freeze them and use them later for pies, smoothies or sauces.
You will need: apples, water and salt.
Cooking To prevent apples from losing their pleasant color, they need to be held in salt water. For 4 cups of water, take 1 tbsp. salt and stir well until dissolved. Water should be taken so much to completely cover it with apples. So, peel the apples, remove the core and cut into slices. Put all in a deep container with salt water and leave it for half an hour. Then drain the water, let the residue drain, put the apples in plastic bags. Remember to label packages! Freeze. Use as needed, after defrosting apples.
This sauce can be added to desserts, served with pancakes or pancakes. All you need to make it is apples and cinnamon.
You will need: 9 medium apples, 1/2 cup water, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon If desired, you can also add a pinch of nutmeg or other spices..
Cooking Peel apples, cut the core, cut into cubes and fold into a slow cooker (or slow cooker), add spices. Cook for 2-4 hours, depending on the capacity and the selected program. After whipping apples with a blender until smooth and smooth consistency. Store in the refrigerator.
This is a great option snack for children.
You will need: 4 apples, 1-2 tsp ground cinnamon, 1-2 tsp sugar (optional).
Cooking Preheat oven to 100 ° C. Cut the apples into thin slices, fold into a deep bowl, sprinkle with cinnamon, sugar and mix gently.
Cover the baking sheet with parchment paper and lay the apples on it in one layer. Bake for 2-3 hours until the chips are dry. Allow them to cool completely and fold them into an airtight container.
Cook everything that allows you imagination out of apples, and share your culinary inventions on our forum and in social networks.