Smokva or Apple Marmalade

Smokva or apple marmalade – recipe with photo, Russian cuisine
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Cooking Time:
3 hours 30 min.
Recipe Yield:
2 kg
Simple recipe

Smokva or apple marmalade – recipe for Russian cuisine, in the old days in Russia, apple marmalade was prepared in the fall from apple varieties such as Antonovka and stored as jam. In general, a smokva can completely replace not only jam, but also sweets. Try to cook a smokva and offer it to your relatives, they will fully appreciate the taste of homemade sweets, since a smokva is the same marmalade. Homemade marmalade or smokva is very tasty.

Recipe Ingredients

Apples 1.5-2 kg
Sugar 1 kg

Cooking Recipe

The recipe for Russian cuisine smokva is very simple. Wash, dry, cut the apples into slices, remove the core, put in a deep saucepan, cover with a lid and put on a very slow fire.

Stir the apples from time to time. When the apples are soft, rub them through a sieve.

Ready applesauce weigh and measure the same amount of sugar. Put applesauce on a very slow fire and, stirring occasionally, cook until the puree begins to lag behind the walls of the dish.

Pour sugar into the puree, mix and continue to cook, stirring. Cook until it becomes one whole layer.

Put the resulting mass on a baking sheet or tray lined with paper, the height of the mass is at least 2.5 cm, and set aside to solidify.

When the smokva layer hardens, cut it into squares, rhombuses or rectangles, roll in powdered sugar and put in jars. Cover the jars with smokva with paper, tie with twine and in this form apple marmalade can be stored all winter.