Advice 1: How to cook stewed raisins

Compote is easy to prepare drink that is not only quick quench thirst, but also saturate the body with various vitamins. Unexpected and a bit unusual can be a compote of raisins. However, it's incredibly tasty and healthy alternative to a variety of concentrated juices and fizzy drinks.
How to cook stewed raisins
You will need
    • raisins - 300 g;
    • sugar - 250 g;
    • water - 1.5 liters.
Prepare an appropriate volume pot. Pour the required amount of water.
Join in the preparation of raisins. For the compote you can use raisins dark or light varieties. Depending on what grade you choose will change the color and taste of the drink. First, the raisins must be carefully broken in. Then pour it in a colander or sieve and rinse well under running water. If necessary, repeat the procedure. If the raisins are very dirty, soak it for awhile in warm water. Especially the light varieties of raisins, because for better storage it is treated with chemicals.
Prepared raisins put in a pot of water and add 250 g of sugar.
Put the saucepan on the gas, bring to a boil, turn down the gas, so the juice is not very developed, and continue to cook for 40-50 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the pan from the fire. Add sugar to taste if necessary. You can add a little lemon juice if you want a more sour taste. Drink the compote cooled or hot as tea.
When buying raisins note the following external signs. Too soft or, on the contrary, dry fruits indicate improper storage and harvesting raisins. Shine dried rubbed various oils that can adversely affect their health safety. So try not to buy too "beautiful" raisins. Most useful raisins with seeds, because it contains more micronutrients.
Useful advice
To give the compote a wonderful, unusual flavor and a nice delicate taste you can use honey, a small amount of wine, lemon peel or orange, and spices, such as nutmeg, vanilla, cinnamon, allspice and cloves. Experiment to get unique, incomparable recipe raisin compote.

Advice 2: How to cook the compote for infants

Some think that giving babies extra fluid is not necessary. But really it depends on the individual kid, his weight and age. In addition, to give more drink to the child if he is sick, in hot weather or if it is artificial or mixed feeding.
How to cook the compote for infants
You will need
  • Compote of dried fruits
  • - dried fruit – 20 g;
  • - water – 200 ml;
  • - sugar – 2 tsp
  • Stewed prunes
  • - prunes – 200 g;
  • - sugar – 100 g;
  • - water – 3 tbsp.
  • Compote of dried apricots and prunes
  • - dried apricots – 100 g;
  • - prunes – 100 g;
  • - sugar – 50 g;
  • - water – 1 l
  • Compote of cherry and black currant
  • - cherries – 1.5 kg;
  • - black currant – 1.5 kg;
  • sugar – 700 g;
  • - water – 1 l
  • Compote of blackberries and blueberries
  • - blackberries – 300 g;
  • - blueberries – 200 g;
  • - sugar – 150 g;
  • - water – 1 l
Compote from shirokovskiy carefully sort and rinse with warm water no less than 4 times. Then dip them in boiling water and cook for 20-30 minutes. Can add a small amount of pre-washed raisins. It includes potassium, can reduce the baby's discomfort with the appearance of colic. Let stand compoteat room temperature for about 10-12 hours.
Compote from carolinacarolina rinse thoroughly in warm water at least 2-3 times. Sugar cover with water, add the prunes, stir, place on low heat and cook for 15-20 minutes after boiling. In the same way you can cook a compote of dried apricots.
Compote of dried apricots and prunes carnelivari and pour 5 minutes in hot water, then rinse well, place in a small saucepan, cover with water, put on fire. When the water boils, reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes. Then add the sugar and cook for another 5-7 minutes, remove from heat and let cool.
Compote of cherry and black smorodinovoe clean from the stalks, wash thoroughly in cold water, pour sweet hot syrup and leave for 15-20 minutes. Then propasterizovat for 20 minutes at a temperature of 70 degrees.
Compote of BlackBerry and Chernigiv a pot pour sugar, pour water and bring to a boil, then put the pre-washed berries and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
Useful advice
The introduction of new products in the diet of the baby need to carry out when it reaches the age of three. With each new product it is important to enter no earlier than 10 days, so choose the fruits and berries to prepare compote to be especially careful. At first give your baby juice, diluted with boiled water, and carefully watch the reaction to the new drink.
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