Dried apricots a La dried apricots

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I love apricots in any form, especially dried apricots. But the one that is sold in the store, I don't trust the staff. So I decided to make it myself.

Ingredients for Dried apricots a La dried apricots

Step by step instruction of cooking Dried apricots a La dried apricots

Шаг 1

Then, the apricots need to boil in sugar syrup, otherwise they will become brown and so will retain its colour (although will not be as bright as the store) and will be more sweet. In 1 liter of boiling water dissolve 1 kg of sugar. To put there our halves and boil for 5-10 minutes. This syrup leave them for a day.

Шаг 2

A day take out the apricots and drain the syrup. In a colander or a sieve to make it not happen. Since apricots at this stage is very delicate and can spread from one movement. For myself, I came up with this method: lay on the edge of a deep dish carefully our apricots.

Шаг 3

To plates less took place, made a few of those designs :).

Шаг 4

From the initial 2.5 kg of raw apricots I got about 0.5 kg of dried. I keep them in a glass jar with airtight lid in the refrigerator.

Шаг 5

Yes, I almost forgot. Syrup, which was roasted apricots, too, is not lost. I again boiled (it, by the way, there are still a number of sprawling abrikosik) and closed in the Bank. In winter you can dissolve and drink compote.