Mint Jam

Mint jam – recipe with photo, food preservation for the winter
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Cooking time: 1 h

Difficulty: Simple recipe

Recipe yield: 1,2 l

Mint jam – food preservation recipe for the winter, perhaps it may seem like something unrealistic, but yes – mint jam. When you cook mint jam, the aroma of candy will spread throughout the apartment. Mint jam is also a medicine, often when our throat hurts, we go to the pharmacy and take menthol lozenges, and so this is it. Only this medicine was cooked by you and certainly without chemistry.

Mint jam ingredients

Mint jam recipe

Preparing lemon and mint for jam

To cook a mint jam recipe, wash the lemon and cut into random pieces along with the peel. Wash the mint, shake off the water and, without separating the leaves from the stems, cut.

Boiling mint and lemons

Pour chopped mint, chopped lemon into a saucepan, add water and put on medium heat. Let the mixture cook for 10 minutes. Then cover with a lid and set aside for a day at room temperature.

Mint infusion

The next day, squeeze the mint infusion with gauze, and strain the liquid.

Ready mint jam

Mix the strained infusion of mint and lemon with sugar and put on high heat. When the mint jam boils, reduce the heat and cook until thickened, about 30-40 minutes. After mint jam pour into sterilized jars and seal.

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