Black elderberry grows as an undergrowth in coniferous and deciduous forests, and in some places forms thickets. It easily runs wild and spreads along roads, in cemeteries, in settlements, in wastelands. From elderberry you can make mashed potatoes, jam, compote, jelly, syrup, jam, jelly, marshmallow, liqueur and honey.
Recipes from black elderberry, mashed potatoes, jam, compote, jelly, syrup, jam, jelly, pastille, pouring and elderberry honey.
1. Rinse fruits (1 kg) with cold water, squeeze juice, add sugar (1 kg), bring to a boil, pour into hot sterilized bottles or jars and pasteurize at a temperature of 90 degrees. Half liter 15 minutes, liter 20 minutes. Store in a cool place..
apples, pears, plums (fruit 1 kg), blanch for 5-10 minutes. Arrange the mixture in hot sterilized jars, pour hot sugar syrup, cover and pasteurize. Half-liter cans 15 minutes, liter 20 minutes, three-liter 30 minutes.
Dried (50 g) or fresh (150 g) fruits pour water (500 ml), bring to a boil, add sugar, stir until completely dissolved and strain.
Dried fruits (75 g) pour hot water (500 ml) and cook for 10-15 minutes. Drain the broth, mash the fruits, add water (500 ml) and cook for another 5-10 minutes. Combine both decoctions, add granulated sugar (120 g), citric acid (1 g) and cook until cooked. The remaining pomace can be used as a filling for pies.
In a hot decoction of dried fruit (1 tablespoon per 500 ml of water) after straining, add 2 tablespoons of honey. Serve hot.
Freshly washed fruits (1 kg) pour water (2 cups) and boil for 15-20 minutes. Squeeze the juice, add sugar (1 kg) into it, bring to a boil, pour into clean bottles and cork them with corks. Store in a cool place..
Pass the washed fresh fruits (1 kg) through a meat grinder, add granulated sugar (1 kg), water (1-2 cups) and cook to the desired density.
Syrup prepared from fruits (1 tablespoon) is diluted with water (1 glass), boiled for 10-15 minutes. Then strain and pour into the vases. Serve chilled.
Squeeze the fruit (1 kg) mix with granulated sugar (600 g) and cook for 15 minutes. Put on a baking sheet with a layer thickness of 1.0-1.5 cm and dry in the oven at low temperature.
Diluted with water (1 cup) fruit syrup (200 g) pour into vodka (1 l) and leave for 3-4 days.
Separate the fruits from the stalks and twigs and dry in a shaded ventilated area. Drain in the oven with low heat. Store in a dry place in glass jars. Grind before use. Add to meat, fish dishes, broths, sauces, gravy.
Fill a glass liter jar with flowers without pedicels, fill them with sugar syrup (1 part boiled water and 1 part sugar) and insist for 24 hours, then bring to a boil and boil for 20 minutes. Strain the hot infusion through a fine sieve and cool.
Dried elderberry (10 g), rose hips (10 g), wild strawberry leaves (20 g), black currant (20 g) pour boiling water, leave for 5-10 minutes. You can add sugar to taste.
Based on the book Universal Encyclopedia of Medicinal Plants.
Putyrsky I., Prokhorov V.