What's your preferred method of juicing black raspberries?

steve22802(7a VA)June 25, 2013

I made a batch of black raspberry syrup yesterday and the final result was very good, but getting there was a real chore. I tried using a cone and pestle but seeds went through the holes and there was still a lot of juice left in the pulp because the hard seeds prevent the pestle from pressing against the pulp. I ended up putting the pulp in a clean cloth and twisting it with my bare hands. There must be a better way. What method do other people use? I'm fine with pulp getting through, just not the gritty seeds.

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myfamilysfarm

I've found that most fruit will release their juices easier if frozen first. The remaining pulp I run thru the blender, then let drip thru cheesecloth (2-3 layers) over a colander. I usually process more than the funnel thing will hold.

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