Chokeberry Jam (Aronia)

Chokeberry, scientific name: Aronia melanocarpa, also known as Aronia, is blessed with unusually large number of antioxidants and vitamins. Aronia have grabbed recently the attention of food scientists as it has shown an exceptional medicinal properties. The laboratory tests have shown that aronia is effective in fighting different types of cancer, aging, neurological diseases, diabetes and many infections. Aronia is also used for making alcoholic infusions. Chokeberry contains plenty of pectin so the jam gels easily.

  • 1 kg chokeberries
  • 350 g sugar
  • Lemon juice from 1 lemon
  • ½ pint (8 oz) glass jars
Aronia plant

Aronia plant.

Aronia Jam

Aronia Jam.

Procedure

  1. Mix berries with sugar, place in pot and bring to a boil. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes stirring often. At the end of cooking add lemon juice.
  2. Fill jars with jam and process for 10 minutes.

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