How to Freeze Berries
Use this super simple how to freeze berries tutorial to freeze all your favorite berries to save money, prevent waste, and best of all, always have berries on hand for smoothies, desserts, and more!
Frozen Berries, How to Freeze Berries
(or more) fresh berries
Wash your berries under cold water in a strainer or colander.
Remove berries to a towel or paper towel to dry. Pat dry if necessary.
Prepare berries by removing stems and leaves, and cutting large berries, such as strawberries, down into smaller pieces.
Line a baking sheet with parchment or wax paper or a silicone mat. Lay dry and prepped berries flat on the baking sheet without touching one another.
Lay baking sheet flat in the freezer for at least 60 minutes, or until berries are fully frozen.
Remove from the freezer and use a spatula to scrape frozen berries off of the baking sheet.
Label a freezer bag with the date, type of berry, and how much, and place berries in the bag. Remove as much air as possible before returning to the freezer to prevent freezer burn.
Store berries in the freezer for easy access to frozen berries for smoothies and baking for up to 3 months.
Nutrition information depends on the type and amount of berries.
Do not return defrosted berries to the freezer.
If freezing strawberries, consider slicing them into smaller pieces, such as halves or quarters.
Larger berries, such as whole strawberries, will take longer to freeze than smaller berries such as blueberries.
This method also works for freezing bananas for smoothies.
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