Candied Aronia (chokeberry)
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Chokeberry our family is very respected. Cook the jam, freeze, make a tincture. But most of all enjoy the tasty, healthy candied Aronia berries, which are coming in pastries and fragrant teas (most importantly, take up little space for storage)
Ingredients for Candied Aronia (chokeberry)
Step by step instruction of cooking Candied Aronia (chokeberry)
The Aronia wash and soak in cold water (changing 2 times the water).
Sugar and water boil the syrup and drop our berries. Cook until tender (about an hour), at the end, add citric acid and vanillin and let it slightly boil.
To get berries in a colander and leave to drain the syrup overnight.
In the morning sprinkle on a dry surface and leave the room for a day to dry.
Store in a glass jar, peppered with sugar;
makes 750 g jar.
Syrup added to tea - very tasty and healthy.
The content of vitamin P in 100 grams of fruit: Aronia melanocarpa - 4000 mg; orange and lemon - 400-500 mg, black currants, up to 1500 mg, cherries - up to 900 mg, gooseberries and lingonberries - up to 650 mg.
Ripe fruits of Aronia berries have a unique chemical composition: 7-11% sugar, 1.3% organic acids, and vitamins B2, B9, E, PP and C.
In 100 g of pulp contains 1.2 g iron, 0.5 g of manganese, 5-8 µg of iodine. Fruits chokeberry is useful for the prevention of atherosclerosis, hypertension, sleep disorders, strengthen the immune system, promote the excretion of radioactive substances. The content of vitamin P that strengthens the walls of blood vessels - the main advantage of chokeberry.
By the ability to accumulate in the fruit flesh a significant amount of iodine compounds (10 µg / 100 g fresh fruit), Aronia is second only to guava.
Part of the fruit sorbitol is a sugar substitute for diabetics. And the leaves contain substances that improve liver function and promotes the formation and flow of bile.
In the offseason, the fruits of Aronia is used as a multivitamin means for fatigue, including, dried. 30 g of fruit at night, pour two cups of boiling water, to insist in a thermos the next day to drink in three divided 1/2 Cup half an hour before meals.