Each year our weeping mulberry gives many fruits in April. I thought it's a shame not to take advantage of these delicious berries and syrups and soft drinks to have during the summer.
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Step 1: Fruit Harvesting
The first step is to collect the berries of the tree; advise the use of latex gloves to keep your hands clean (the fruit juice loose an outrageous as to dyeing!)
Step 2: Already Started the Preparation of Syrup
This step is to extract the juice of the berries; why after rinsing properly if any, was weighed and added 20cl. of water per kilo of fruit. Below boil.
Step 3: Pressing the Fruit
Now it comes to squeezing fruit to extract the most juice. For this I use a pass puree and Chinese as a sieve.
Step 4: Insist on a Good Juicing
this is to insist recover as much juice as possible
Step 5: Penultimate Step: Weighing and Juice Concentration
will now weigh the juice and add the sugar at 700gr. of sugar per liter of juice extracted
Step 6: Finally: the Elaboration of the Cordial
for the elaboration of the syrup itself, seethe m'lange the juice / sugar over low heat for 5 minutes.
after we put in the bottle (preferably dark glass) ensuring Scalding bottle before filling
Enjoy it !!
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