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Prepare at home, apple juice is very easy and fast, especially if the farm has an electric juicer. It will help to minimize all efforts at the most crucial stage - the processing of apples.
As is known, in the process of heat treatment, juices lose many useful substances. Save all vitamins can be, using a method of procurement, such as sterilization. A special feature of the preparation is the moment that the juice itself can not be cooked. It is poured in a "raw" form in cans, and only then it is sterilized so that the workpiece is well kept for a long time.
Step-by-step canning of apple juice
So, the fruit must first be washed and cleaned, that is, cut the corrupted places. Then cut the apples in such a way that they easily enter the apparatus.
Pass the apples through the juicer, and drain the resulting liquid into a saucepan.
Apple juice has the ability to foam very much. To remove all the foam, it should be slightly warmed (do not boil) and remove with a spoon what will float to the surface.
The following procedure is quite simple:
- In sterilized jars to the bottom pour sugar at the rate of 1 tbsp. l. per liter of volume.
- Pour the juice, which has been peeled off from the foam, to the banks using a strainer.
- Immediately roll the jars lids.
- Put in a pan, putting the old towel on the bottom.
- Sterilize the workpiece: a 2-liter can of 20 minutes, one liter for 10 minutes.
- Cover with a warm blanket and leave it to cool completely.
The amount of sugar can be increased or decreased depending on the taste of apples, and in juice from sweet varieties do not add it at all.
Benefits of apple juice
Apple juice is the leader among other species in the complex of its constituent minerals. In addition, natural enzymes, pectins and organic acids have an invaluable effect on the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Juice from apples of any sort improves digestion, removes constipation, and also acts as a mild cholagogue. It is recommended for regular use with gastritis and ulcers. Exceptions are cases when the disease is accompanied by high acidity.
Especially popular is the apple juice in those who are overweight. It is proved that the daily reception of apples in any form improves the functioning of the intestines and speeds up the metabolic processes in the body. As a result, fat burning and weight loss occur.