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How To Freeze Mashed Strawberry

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StrawberryThe yummy red strawberries are an all-time favorite of people across the world. But have you ever tasted frozen mashed strawberry? It is easy to prepare and easy to preserve which incidentally tastes fabulous. When available in large quantities during summer, these wonder berries can be preserved in the mashed form by freezing  to be enjoyed in winter too. Let us learn the proper methods to freeze mashed strawberries now.


 


 


Muffin Tray Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed strawberries

  • Small scoop

  • Muffin Tray

  • Ziploc freezer bags

  • Permanent markers


 


Directions:


  • Using scoops and fill the muffin tray with mashed strawberries.

  • Place the muffin trays into the freezer and allow the contents to freeze for approximately 2 hours till the mashed strawberries reaches a solid state.

  • Transfer the measured mashed strawberries cubes to a ziploc freezer bag.

  • Write the date and number of servings on the ziploc bags using the permanent marker and freeze them again.

  • These frozen portions can be stored for a minimum of four months and can be used whenever required.


 


 


Freezer Bag Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed strawberries

  • Ziploc freezer bags

  • Measuring cup/scoops

  • Permanent markers


 


Directions:


  • Fill the freezer bags with measured quantities of mashed strawberries (preferably 2 cups).

  • Flatten then and ensure that there is no air inside it before zip locking.

  • Label them with date and amount of mashed strawberries inside.

  • Freeze until they turn hard.


 


Mashed strawberries may contain minimal amounts of liquid which can be oozed out of the berries when mashing them. Freeze the mashed strawberries along with this liquid in order to enjoy its unaltered taste up to a period of six months.


 


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