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More Aronia Berry Recipes

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Blazerfarmz - buy aronia berryAlthough the taste of the aronia berry is rather astringent when eaten raw, it can make for some really great recipes when mixed or baked with other foods. For example, you can blend them with yogurt and ice to make a delicious and healthy smoothie. Another easy way to include them is to chop them up and add them to your favorite cold or hot cereal. There is really no shortage of ways in which you can easily substitute aronia berries for other berries in household recipes. Try adding them to the salads you usually make just to switch things up a bit. If you want to find even more aronia berry uses, check out these recipes:

Aronia Berry Bread

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/8 cup shortening
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup of aronia berries (or 1 cue of aronia berry concentrate)
  • 1 cup nuts

Combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, and sift these ingredients together. Use a blender to mix the egg, shortening, orange juice, and sugar, then toss in the aronia berries and nuts, and blend for a very short period of time. Take the blended result and add it to the flour mixture. Stir together until sufficiently mixed. Bake in a greased 9×5 pan at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes.

Jam/Sauce Recipes
*makes ten 8oz glasses

  • 3.5 lb. aronia berries
  • 3 cups water
  • 6.5 cups sugar
  • 1 bottle liquid pectin

Wash fruit and remove stems. Use a kettle to bring water to a boil with the fruit in it and simmer for 15 minutes. Mix three cups of this with sugar. Follow the standard directions for making jelly with liquid pectin.

Here’s an even simpler recipe for anyone wanting to add some pizzazz to their usual pancakes:

Aronia Berry Honey

The reason the ingredients are not specific based on size is that you simply combine 1 part honey with 5 parts aronia berry concentrate.

Are you a fan of aronia berries? Got any recipes that would help others soak up aronia berry benefits? Send ’em here.

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