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Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

Kateryna YagovychFood
How to make jam from cones. Source: georgianjournal.ge

A Christmas tree is not only a festive New Year's attribute but also a product that is very important for health. In particular, pine cones. They can be used to make healthy jam, an excellent antiviral agent.

The idea of making a healthy jam from pine cones was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Oksana Vozniuk (chef_vozniuk_oksi). The product is perfectly stored.

Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

Ingredients:

  • pine cones - 1 kg
  • water - 1 liter
  • sugar - 1 kg
  • lemon - 1 pc
  • mint to taste - 50 g

Method of preparation:

Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

1. Pour cold water over cones.

2. Bring to a boil and add sugar and lemon slices.

Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

3. Cook for about 2 hours until you see that the color has become saturated.

4. Next, add mint with a sprig because later it has to be removed. Continue to cook for 15 minutes.

Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

5. Pour the finished jam into sterilized jars.

Why pine cone jam is useful

  • improves the immune system
  • has an antiviral effect
  • protects against flu and colds
  • improves the functioning of the respiratory tract
  • has tonic properties
Pine cone jam: why it is useful and how to prepare it properly

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