How To Freeze Apricots

Nia Rouseberg Author: Nia Rouseberg Time for reading: ~2 minutes Last Updated: August 08, 2022
How To Freeze Apricots

Apricots are excellent fruits, containing many vitamins and fiber, and few calories. Apricots are frozen most often in season. Then they contain a maximum of vitamins and minerals.

 
 

How to freeze apricots for the winter

Apricots are excellent fruits, containing many vitamins and fiber, and few calories. Apricots are frozen most often in season. Then they contain a maximum of vitamins and minerals. In addition to the fact that freezing preserves a maximum of vitamins, it is also a very successful way of harvesting for those housewives who do not feel very confident in canning.

Apricots are frozen in various ways: in sugar, whole halves and also in the form of mashed potatoes. From frozen apricots, you can make compote, charlotte or pie, smoothies or jams, ice cream and sweet sauces for pancakes. Pieces of frozen apricots can be added to porridge, fresh cottage cheese. Remember that thawed apricots should be eaten immediately, as they spoil quickly. Try to use the fruits at the moment when they are only slightly defrosted and have not yet let the juice in, and add completely frozen pieces of apricot to baking.

Recipes with the ingredient fresh apricots

Option 1
pieces in sugar
Option 2
in the form of puree
Option 3
halves
Ingredients:
  • fresh apricots
  • Sugar
We will need:
  • Knife
  • Colander
  • Freezer plastic container
  • Kitchen towel

How to freeze apricots in pieces in sugar step by step instructions with photos

Step 1

 

To freeze apricots, we need 150 grams of sugar per 1 kg of fruit, a knife, plastic freezer containers, a colander, and a kitchen towel.

Step 2

 

Rinse and dry apricots well.

Step 3

 

Cut the apricots in half, remove the pit.

Step 4

 

Place a layer of sliced ​​apricots on the bottom of a freezer container. Sprinkle with a little sugar.

Step 5

 

Fill container completely. Close the lid and send to the freezer for storage. They can easily be stored in the freezer for up to 1 year.

Ingredients:
  • fresh apricots
  • Sugar
We will need:
  • Freezer plastic container
  • Colander
  • Knife
  • Blender
  • Kitchen towel

How to freeze apricots in the form of mashed potatoes step by step instructions with photos

Step 1

 

For work, we need ripe apricots - 1 kg, sugar - 150 g, a colander, a knife, plastic containers, a blender, a kitchen towel.

Step 2

 

Wash and dry apricots.

Step 3

 

Cut the apricots, remove the pit. Cut the halves into small pieces. Add sugar.

Step 4

 

Grind the mass with a blender.

Step 5

 

Divide puree into freezer containers. Close the lid. Send to the freezer for storage.

Ingredients:
  • fresh apricots
We will need:
  • Colander
  • Knife
  • Kitchen towel
  • Freezer bags
  • Tray

How to freeze apricot halves step by step instructions with photos

Step 1

 

For work, we need apricots, a knife, a colander, freezer bags, a kitchen towel, a tray.

Step 2

 

Wash apricots well. Dry on a towel.

Step 3

 

Cut the apricot in half, removing the pit. Arrange halves in a single layer on trays. Send to the freezer for 2 hours.

Step 4

 

During this time, the apricots will freeze.

Step 5

 

Arrange the apricots in portions in freezer bags, squeezing the air out of the bags as much as possible. Send to the freezer for storage. Frozen apricots are ready.

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