How nice on a cold winter evening in a circle of relatives and close friends at the big family table to drink a cup of tea with fragrant smelling summer Melon jam with apples! It not only smells, but also catches the eye of all those around her unique rich amber views. Even those who do not like melon, can not pass without tasting a spoonful of jam.
Ingredients for melon jam with apples:
- Melon 1.5 kg
- apples 300-500 grams
- Sugar 300-500 grams
- Lemon medium size 1 piece
Blender, tablespoon, cutting board, kitchen knife, a large bowl, stove, medium bowl, enameled large saucepan or bowl, a wooden spatula, skimmer, ladle, small float, saucer, glass half-liter jars - 3 pieces, twisting metal lids for cans - 3 pieces, fabric towel - 2 pieces, medium saucepan with lid, kitchen tongs, deep bowl for feeding, kitchen paper towels, dish detergent, kitchen sponge
Cooking jam of melon with apples:
Step 1: sterilize jars with lids.
To start wash jars with lids are well under running warm water, using a kitchen sponge with a mild detergent. Then lay them upside down on the kitchen table, in advance the laid cloth towel and move on to the next phase of cleaning.
In a medium saucepan laid another tissue towel and pour half the usual cold water. Put the container on high heat, cover with lid and give the liquid to boil. Immediately after that fasten the burner and one half liter cans lay here. Attention: if the pan allows, then you can put the whole container at the same time. Now sterilize jars for 10 minutes. After the allotted time, gently pull them using the kitchen oven gloves and place it upside down on the kitchen table. At the end sterilize metal lids the same time as banks, and turn off the burner.
Step 2: Prepare lemon.
Lemon thoroughly washed under running warm water, wipe with kitchen paper towels and spread on a cutting board. Using a fine grater, rub the peel of citrus upright on a flat surface. Next, pour lemon chips in a clean dish and temporarily put aside. Attention: for the preparation of jams, the rate of the ingredients given in the recipe we need 0.5-1 teaspoon zest.
Step 3: Prepare the melon.
Melons thoroughly washed under running warm water and spread on a cutting board. Using a knife, cut the ingredients in half. From each part, using a tablespoon, remove the seeds from the fiber (we do not need).
Then cut off the rind with halves and after grind pieces of arbitrary shape. Finely chopped melon in small portions to shift the blender bowl and grind at high speed until smooth.
Grind melon pour into a deep bowl and continue to grind pieces as long as they do not run out. All base for jam is ready!
Step 4: Prepare the apples.
Apples are a good wash under strong warm water and lay on a chopping board. With a knife cut the fruit in half and remove the core from each. Now clear the components from the peel and cut into small pieces the size of up to 3 centimeters. Pour chopped apples in a medium bowl and immediately proceed to the preparation of jams.
Step 5: prepare jam melon with apples.
Grind melon poured into an enamel pan or bowl, pour sugar here and put on medium heat. From time to time, stirring with a wooden spatula, bring to a boil weight. Immediately thereafter, the maximum diminish the fire and cook everything until mixture is the consistency will not resemble the young honey. Important: if formed on the surface of the foam, be sure to remove it with a slotted spoon and throw down the sink.
Now carefully (to avoid burns) spread in mass apple slices, lemon peel and pour again all mix well improvised equipment. When the jam again comes to a boil, cook it yet 5 minutes and turn off the burner.
Using a ladle, spill it in sterilized jars and close tightly with metal lids. Put the jam in a secluded place and wait when it comes to room temperature. Immediately afterwards, we shift it into the pantry, where there is no sunlight, and wait for the right moment to give it a try.
Step 6: Post melon jam with apples.
We usually open the jar of jam in the winter and were treated with tea. In any case, for this deep bowl fit perfectly. Also sweet weight can be added as a filling for pies, muffins and other baked goods which you like best. By the way, in addition to the unforgettable flavor jam has amazing taste and texture. Thanks chopped apples it seems that you are enjoying the melon in the summer. Help yourself!
Enjoy your meal!
Tips to the recipe:
- Suitable for making jam, like a ripe and watery, battered melon. Even if it is not tasty and sweet, it will still give an unforgettable flavor. As for apples, try to choose a hard juicy varieties;
- Calculation of the ingredients given in the recipe should have 1-1.5 liters jam, depending on the mass of boiling;
- If you have at hand there was no blender, do not worry. For grinding melon can also come grinder. In such an embodiment, use this equipment with small bars to bring the fruit to the desired smooth consistency.