Saturday, April 16, 2005

Pinapple Squash (cool drink)

This is a wonderful preperation which you can store and use in the hot summers.
Pinapple juice - 6 cups
Sugar - 12 cups
Water - 6 cups
Citric acid - 4 tsp
Pinapple essence - 1 tsp
Lemon yellow colour - 1/4 tsp
Potassium meta bisulphate - 3/4 tsp
Method :
  1. Skin a ripe pinapple and wash it. Remove the eyes using a sharp knife. Cut into big pieces and mash to a pulp. Strain it using a muslin cloth.
  2. Boil sugar, water and citric acid together in a vessel. Let the mixture cool down. Once it is cool, strain it to remove any impurities.
  3. Add pinapple juice, colour and essence to the mixture.
  4. Disolve potassium Metabisulphate in a little water and add this preservative to the prepared syrup.
  5. Mix thoroughly and bottle it in clean dry bottles, leaving little space on the top of the bottle.

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