Strawberry compote.  The easiest way to store strawberries in winter

Strawberry compote. The easiest way to store strawberries in winter

The second step is to wash the strawberries. Wash the strawberries in cold water, but without removing the stems and stems. Put them in a sieve և let them dry. If you remove the leaves before washing, there is a risk that water will appear inside the strawberry, which will soften.

The third step is to sterilize the jars.

How can I sterilize jars?

Rinse the jars thoroughly with water, detergent, rinse and strain. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius and put the dried jars together with the lids in a tray. Leave them for 10 minutes, then turn off the heat.

You can use a microwave or you can boil the pots in a saucepan over high heat. Once you have a well-squeezed strawberry ա sterilized jar, you can start making compote.

How to make strawberry compote

Put a two-sided wall-mounted boiler on the fire of the stove, lit with medium intensity. Add water և sugar. Mix with a spatula until the sugar melts. Bring the syrup to a boil for 10 minutes. Add mint masters if you want a more specific aroma.

While the syrup is boiling, remove the masters from the strawberries. Put the strawberry in hot syrup, let it boil for 8-10 minutes. Turn off the heat և let the strawberry compote cool for 5 minutes.

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Boil the strawberry compote
Strawberry compote does not boil for more than 10 minutes so that the fruit does not soften / Shutterstock

Put the compote in sterilized jars while still hot. When putting hot compote, do not forget to put a knife blade under the jars. This ensures that the jars do not break when in contact with hot syrup. Close the jars tightly.

Three cans of strawberries made from compote
The compote is put in hot sterilized jars / Shutterstock

Cover with a towel և allow to cool slowly. Then you can label them nicely and keep them in the pantry.

You can enjoy the delicious taste of this strawberry compote in the morning for breakfast. And if you want to use it for dessert, we recommend a cake recipe with poppy seeds and strawberry cream.

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