In the season of harvesting ripe watermelons, be sure to prepare a couple of jars of watermelon juice for the winter so that you can enjoy the summer aroma and taste even in cold weather while sipping a sweet watermelon drink.
In order to enjoy the juice in winter, you do not have to buy it in the store, the canning can be prepared in literally 25 minutes in your kitchen. Store it best in a cool, dark place. The ingredients are listed on a 0.5 liter can. If you expect to roll up a container of 1 liter or 2 liters, then increase the rate of ingredients several times.
Main ingredient: Berries / Watermelon
Dish: Blanks / Preservation
- Watermelon - 1.5 Kilograms
- Sugar - 70 Grams
- Lemon juice - 1 teaspoon
How to make "Watermelon juice for the winter"
Prepare the indicated ingredients. Rinse the watermelon and cut off the necessary part from the berry. From 1.5 kg. watermelon is about 0.5 liters of juice. Cut out the pulp from a piece of fruit, be sure to remove the black and white seeds from it so that they do not come across in the drink. Place it in a blender bowl. Purée the pulp for 2-3 minutes. Pour the resulting watermelon juice into a saucepan, add sugar and pour in lemon juice. The last ingredient can be replaced with two pinches of citric acid, it perfectly sets off the sweetness of the watermelon. Place the container on the stove, bring to a boil and boil for 5 minutes. At the same time, scald the jar and lid with boiling water or sterilize in another convenient way. Remove any foam if desired. Pour it into a hot jar and immediately close it with a screw cap or a preservation wrench. Let the workpiece cool down, and then transfer it to the storage location: cellar, basement.