How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberries

40 servings
24 hr 15 min

Learn how to make freeze dried raspberries at home. Freeze dried raspberries make a great snack! They have no added sugar, and taste just like summer.

You can freeze dry food at home with a Harvest Right freeze dryer. It's currently the only way to make freeze dried food at home. It's an investment, but it's a powerful machine for preserving food.

You can eat the raspberries like a snack or save them for later. I put some in a mason jar and vacuum seal them for snacks. You can also grind up the freeze dried raspberries and make a powder to add to icing and other foods for color and flavor.

Freeze dried raspberries are dry and crunchy. They taste just like a fresh raspberry and keep their flavor and color. Freeze drying keeps almost all of the nutritional value, so these are a healthy snack!

How to Make Freeze Dried Raspberries
Recipe details
  • 40  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 24 Hours Total time: 24 hr 15 min
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Ingredients

  • 40 cups raspberries
  • water for washing
Instructions

Wash your raspberries and pick out any stems. Let dry.
Fill your Harvest Right freeze dryer trays with raspberries. You can overlap them, but it's best to do a single layer with little overlap. You can also puree the raspberries and freeze dry the puree. Make sure not to put more fruit on the tray than recommended for your size machine.
Freeze the berries overnight. Then place the trays in the freezer dryer and start the machine. Select frozen and let the machine work.
When it's done, you can check them with a moisture meter. Add more time as needed. You can then grind them into raspberry powder or package them whole in mylar bags.
Cari
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