Fresh Cranberry Juice. In a soup kettle, bring water and cranberries to a boil. Place cranberries and water in a pot and bring to a boil. However, if you'd prefer to have a sweeter flavored juice, add sugar to the cranberry juice.
I mix the remaining pulp with other ingredients and make dehydrated fruit leather. I hate wasting food, especially fresh, and voila – the leftover fresh cranberries transformed into something good for us! Cranberry juice made from fresh cranberries is a common drink served at Swedish lunch tables. You can cook Fresh Cranberry Juice using 2 ingredients and 4 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Fresh Cranberry Juice
- It’s 24 oz of fresh cranberries.
- Prepare 2 quart of water.
However, it's easy to make your own at home with only a few simple ingredients. Wash and drain fresh or frozen red-ripe cranberries. Combine cranberries and water in a large pan. Reduce heat and cook until berries burst.
Fresh Cranberry Juice instructions
- Rinse and remove any stems from cranberries.
- Combine water with cranberries in a large saucepan, bring to a boil then lower heat cover and simmer on low 10 minutes until cranberries are very soft.
- Cool 15 minutes then puree in food processor or blender in batches until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh strainer.
- Skim off any foam for a clear juice. This juice is not sweetened so is quite tart. Use it unsweetened for recipes. To sweeten for a beverage add 1 cup of granulated sugar or 1 1/4 cup stevia in the raw or Splenda for each 4 cups of pure unsweetened cranberrie juice, adjust amount to your taste if needed.
Strain juice through a fine strainer lined with cheese cloth. Sugar can be added to juice to your taste. Reheat juice until it is almost, but not boiling. Relief from Cold: Fresh cranberry juice is effective in fighting infections. It helps sore throats and colds.