Apple Fruit Leather

Apple fruit leather can be made from fresh apples or apple sauce. Canned apple sauce can be mixed with more expensive berries to make more fruit leather. It is hard to obtain liquefied apple in a blender or processor so it is best to pre-cook apples in a pot until they are soft. Then, they can be easily liquefied in a blender.

  • Apples, 1 kg (2.2 lb)
  • Sugar, 200 g (1 cup)
  • Cinnamon, 1 g (1/2 tsp)
Apple peeler makes the job easy and fast

Apple peeler makes the job easy and fast.

Apple core remover

Apple core remover helps a lot, but the apple must still be peeled by hand.

1. Peel, core and dice apples.

Cooking apples

Cooking apples.

2. Cook apples until soft.

Blending apple pulp

Blending apple pulp.

Liquefied apple pulp

Liquefied apple pulp.

3. Puree apple pulp in a blender. Add sugar and cinnamon.

Apple ready for drying

Apple ready for drying.

4. Pour fruit apple onto parchment sheet.

5. Dry at 140° F (40° C) until done.

Testing. Test fruit leather by pressing against with your finger. Properly dried fruit leather is slightly tacky to touch, but easily peeled from the sheet. There should not be visible indentation. Cool the leather for 10 minutes, then peel away and roll. Properly dried leather will unwrap easily, the still moist spots will stick to the sheet. Wrap the fruit roll in plastic.

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