You will need
  • 1 kilo pine cones;
  • - 2 liters of water;
  • - 5 pounds of sugar.
In order to prepare this unusual jam, take pine cones and rinse them thoroughly under cold running water. After washing remember to dry the cones, this would place them on a kitchen paper towel.
Next, you'll need a large enamel pot. In this pan put the pine cones, cover them with cold water so that it covers the bumps half an inch. Leave them to soak in water for a day.
After a time drain the water and fill the cones again. Water also needs to cover them half an inch. Enamel pot, put it on a slow fire and boil the buds for twenty minutes to ensure that they are fully softened.
Start cooking the syrup. Take the sugar of the following calculation: 400 milliliters of water you need one kilo of sugar. After the buds are fully softened, drain them from the water and immerse them cook in the sugar syrup for twenty-five minutes. Boil the pine cones in the syrup on medium heat.
Then reduce the heat and cook jam from pine cones until tender. Ready hot jam pour into clean, dry banks and close the lids.
Useful jam from pine cones ready. This treat is very useful to use in autumn and winter season. It can be given to children along with milk or hot tea. It will cope with the coughs and colds, because in the process of making the cones pass the syrup for its healing qualities.