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How to Dry Blackberries?

Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
How to Dry Blackberries?

Blackberries are fruit with high taste and nutritional qualities. They offer a number of valuable benefits for the body, so they are widely used in the preparation of various recipes for cakes, teas and compote.

In order to prepare a delicious dish with the participation of blackberries, you will most often need to dry them in advance for this purpose.

No matter what method you choose to dry blackberries, an important condition is to sort them well. Then you need to carefully remove the leaves and stems. When washing, you must be delicate, so that you don't damage the integrity of the fruit.

The actual drying of the blackberries can be done in different ways. You can use an electric dryer or an oven. First you need to heat them to 70°C and two hours later - reduce the temperature to 40°C. The total drying time is about 6-7 hours.

If you don't have a special device, you can use the traditional method - leave the fruit in the sun. However, then you will have to wait significantly longer, since blackberries need at least 1 day of exposure to the sun.

After they are well dried, it is advisable to remove any unfit or damaged fruit. Then you can close the finished blackberries in a clean and dry jar or in a suitable box.

See also some ideas for:

- blackberry cakes;

- blackberry jam



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