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How to freeze cherries for the winter: with sugar, in their own juice, with and without pits

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
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The cherry season is officially open. You can make jam from the berries, prepare a variety of summer desserts or drinks, or simply freeze them for the winter. And you can freeze cherries in any way you like: with sugar, in their juice, with or without pits. It is only important to know some rules.

One of the blogs about recipes and useful tips (uman_fruit_company) on Instagram explained how to freeze cherries for the winter with sugar, in their juice, with or without pits.

How to properly freeze sweet cherries for the winter

Preparing sweet cherries for freezing

Before freezing, wash and sort the cherries thoroughly – only ripe berries without any damage should go into the freezer. After that, dry the berries well with a paper towel.

Recipes for sweet cherry preparations

How to freeze pitted cherries

First, put the cherries on a baking sheet and put them in the freezer for 2 hours. At the same time, make sure that the cherries do not touch each other. When the cherries are frozen, put them in a bag and return them to the freezer.

How to freeze pitted sweet cherries

How to freeze pitted cherries

Pitted cherries are frozen in the same way as in the first option. But before putting the berries in the freezer, you need to remove the pit. Frozen sweet cherries in this way are ideal for filling pies and tarts.

How to freeze pitted cherries

How to freeze sweet cherries with sugar

First, remove the pits from the cherries. After that, put the berries in a container in layers, each sprinkled with sugar. Approximate proportions: 100-200 g of berries \ 1 kg of sugar.

How to freeze sweet cherries with sugar

How to freeze sweet cherries in their juice

First, remove the pits from the cherries. Puree one third of the berries in a blender. If the cherries are not too sweet, you can add sugar. Then put the berries in a container, filling it halfway. Then pour the puree on top and put it in the freezer. This preparation can be used as a sauce for pancakes.

How to freeze sweet cherries in their own juice

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