3 easy recipes for red currant and apple jam for the winter

3 easy recipes for red currant and apple jam for the winter

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Apple and red currant jam is not only a delicious dessert and a versatile filling for baking, but also an excellent antioxidant and source of vitamins. Garden berries, even after heat treatment, retain up to 60% of nutrients.

Features of making currant and apple jam for the winter

In order for the apple and currant jam to have the correct consistency and pleasant taste, it is important to follow the cooking rules.

Cooking secrets:

  1. Chopped fruit will not darken if soaked in salted water.
  2. For cooking, it is better to use an enamel container, cookware with a non-stick coating or a double bottom.
  3. To make the syrup transparent, it is better not to stir the mass with a spoon, but to slightly shake the container.
  4. During cooking, the apple slices must be carefully sunk in syrup so that they boil well.
  5. You can add different fruits to the jam - plums, citrus fruits, garden berries, as well as season with spices - cinnamon, ginger, vanilla.

A small amount of water may be added if the jam syrup is thick.

Preparation of containers and products

Apples for jam can be of any kind, it is better if they are grown in their own garden. The fruits are dense, ripe, without visible damage, dents and rot. Fruit chopping takes place depending on personal preference or directions in the recipe.

The stalks and the core are necessarily removed. It is not recommended to store crushed fruits, as color changes occur.

The currant is selected large, bright red or black. It is better to pluck it with a twig. The harvested crop is washed and dried. It is impossible to store berries without a refrigerator for a long time. Before cooking, the fruits are sorted, the leaves are removed, the berries are removed from the stalks.

A container for jam is chosen with a volume of 500-700 g. The containers are well washed with a solution of baking soda and sterilized.

Sterilization options:

  • hot steam;
  • in the oven;
  • using a microwave oven;
  • in a double boiler or multicooker.

The processing temperature should be at least 120-150 degrees. Duration of sterilization is 10 minutes.

The lids are processed by immersing them in boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Do this just before closing the jam jar.

How to make jam?

Currants are a useful garden berry, in which a lot of vitamins remain even after heat treatment. The quality of the jam depends on the proportions of fruit used for cooking.


  • red or black currants - 400 g;
  • sugar - 500 g;
  • apples - 500 g.

Red currant recipe

  1. Sort fruits and berries, remove debris, twigs, leaves, rinse well.
  2. Pour half a glass of water into a container with berries and send to the fire. You need to cook the mixture for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let it brew for 1-2 hours.
  3. Grind the cooled boiled berries with sugar. Add apples.
  4. You need to cook the resulting mixture for 10 minutes.
  5. Cool the jam and check for viscosity. If it is liquid, continue cooking for another quarter of an hour.

Option with black currant

  1. Cut the peeled apples into slices, cover with sugar and let it brew for 1-2 hours.
  2. Chop black currants, add water and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Send the container with fruits to the stove and cook over low heat. After boiling, combine the grated berries and apples. Let the mixture brew for 5-6 hours.
  4. The final step is to boil the fruit for 10 minutes.

Quick recipe "five minutes"

  1. Grate berries of red or black currant with sugar.
  2. After boiling, cook the mixture for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Chop the apples finely and mix with the grated berries. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  4. Remove the jam from the heat and pour hot into the jars.

You can add spices to any recipe, replace red currants with black ones, leave apples in pieces or chop them until puree.

Storage and shelf life

Subject to the rules for handling containers and cooking, red currant jam with an apple can be stored for up to 3 years. The product should stand in a dark, cool room. It is recommended to keep "five-minute" products in the refrigerator, and it is advisable to use them within six months. The shelf life of the workpiece is 5-6 months.

You cannot eat sweet preserves with signs of mold or fermentation.

Watch the video: How to make Homemade Red Currant Syrup Easy Recipe


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