Raspberries are one of the most delicious and aromatic berries. If you want to feast on it in the summer and on cold days, you should take care of the preparations for the winter. The best way to preserve the health benefits is to freeze whole raspberries without sugar. When doing this, you need to take into account a few simple but important rules.
How to freeze raspberries in the freezer for the winter
- First, sort out the berries, discarding all wrinkled, spoiled, and rotten ones. It is believed that you should not wash raspberries before freezing them. But if you do decide to rinse the berries, do it carefully and be sure to dry.
- Then place the raspberries in one layer on a baking sheet or tray. Put it in the freezer for a few hours.
- When the berries are frozen, transfer them to a tight ziplock bag or plastic container, sign, and return to the freezer. These raspberries can be stored for 12-18 months.
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How to use frozen raspberries
Berries can be added to drinks (smoothies, compotes, alcoholic cocktails), used to make desserts, pies, and pies, make sorbets or ice cream sauces with them. Whether or not to defrost raspberries depends on the recipe.
Adapted and translated by The Cop Cart Staff
Sources: Today Lifestyle