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How to properly dry apricots for dried apricots: useful tips from Tatiana Litvinova

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
How to properly dry apricots for dried apricots: useful tips from Tatiana Litvinova

Apricots are very juicy, tasty, and healthy fruits that housewives use to make jams, sauces, flavorful pies, and preserves for the winter. They can also be dried to make delicious dried apricots and frozen.

Lush sponge cake with apricots

Cook Tetiana Lytvynova shared on her YouTube channel useful tips on how to properly dry apricots and get delicious homemade dried apricots (to watch the video, scroll to the end)

How to properly dry apricots for dried apricots: useful tips from Tatiana Litvinova

A tip from the cook: the fruit should be slightly green and firm!

Apricots for dried apricots

Ingredients:

  • apricots - 2 kg

Ingredients:

  • sugar - 500 g
Apricots in syrup
  • water - 200 ml

Method of preparation:

1. Syrup: bring water and sugar to a boil, sugar should dissolve completely.

How to make syrup for apricots

2. Wash the apricots, make an incision and carefully remove the pit.

Cooking dried apricots

3. Put the apricots in the syrup, do not stir, and put on low heat for 40-50 minutes. But make sure that the skin does not peel off.

How and how much to dry apricots

4. Remove the apricots from the syrup with a spoon and place them in a dehydrator. Dry at 60 C for a whole day, then turn them over to the other side and dry them again. Then drain the syrup and dry the apricots without syrup.

Ready-made dried apricots

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