Strawberry Fruit Leather

Strawberries make delicious fruit leather.

  • Strawberries, 1 kg (2.2 lb)
  • Sugar, 453 g (1 lb)
Smash strawberries

Smash strawberries.

1. Wash strawberries, remove green tops and cut strawberries into halves. Smash strawberries with potato masher.

Blending strawberries

Blending strawberries.

2. Puree strawberries in a blender. Add sugar.

Strawberries ready for drying

Strawberries ready for drying.

3. Pour strawberry fruit leather onto parchment sheet.

Dried strawberry fruit leather

Dried strawberry fruit leather.

4. 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 fruit leather will unwrap easily, the still moist spots willstick to the sheet. Wrap the fruit roll in plastic.

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