If still a little tart you may need to add some sugar in the next step. Rotate trays and flip the fruit leather about half way through the drying time.
Puree your fruit whether it s fresh or canned fruit.
Dehydrated fruit leather recipe. When you re drying fruit leather you have to use something without any holes so the juice doesn t go through. The dehyrating time varies depending on the fruit and can be anywhere from 4 12 hours. Looking for a great new fruit leather dehydrator recipe to try.
Skip the expensive store bought versions with added sugar and make your own with these simple fruit. So i m relying more and more heavily on my dehydrator lately for putting away. Put on the lid and set the food dehydrator to 140f 60c.
If you working with stone fruit take out the pits chop the fruit. Step 1 rinse taste and prep the fruit. Just dump the blended mixture into a pot and heat on medium for 10 15 minutes stirring occasionally line trays with parchment paper.
Step one is to preheat your dehydrator to 135 degrees. As harvest time starts drawing to a close and with it food preservation season i find myself running short on both canning jars and freezer space. If working with grapes de stem them.
Note how sweet the fruit is. Dehydrator time can be accelerated if you remove the plastic wrap or parchment paper backing once the fruit leather is dried enough to hold it s form. Spread onto dehydrated trays.
Step 3 cook fruit with water sugar. If very sweet ripe concord grapes for example you will not need to add any sugar. Drying time varies between 6 8 hours in the oven and up to 6 hours in the dehydrator.
Parchment paper should be enough if it s too thin don t hesitate to use multiple layers. Fruit has got to be the most popular food to dehydrate which made it difficult to narrow down my list to only these few. Since the sides dry quicker make the puree thicker around the edges approx 1 4 inch and 1 8 at the center.
If working with apples or pears peel and core them then chop. Fruit leather is easy to make and a great way to sneak some extra veggies into your kid s snacks. Spread the fruit mixture evenly across the fruit dehydrator tray.
Step 2 taste the fruit before proceeding. It is done when the fruit is leather and no longer sticky to the touch. Here are 18 of the best fruit leather recipes from some of my favorite healthy food bloggers.