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Apricots - dried or leather?

Posted by prairie_love z3/4 ND (My Page) on
Fri, Jul 29, 11 at 10:59

Has anyone dehydrated apricots or made apricot leather? I am wondering how to keep their color. I can treat with Fruit Fresh of course, but I know the apricots I buy are treated with sulfur dioxide so I don't know if FF will do the trick?

Also, I've never done leather ... any tricks?

Thanks!


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RE: Apricots - dried or leather?

I find they will darken somewhat no matter what you do but Fruit Fresh works best for me. It seems to be more of a color intensification than actual darkening with the FF. Try some with lemon juice for a comparison and see which you prefer.

Dave


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RE: Apricots - dried or leather?

Thanks Dave, I just wasn't sure about the sulfur vs. FF. Have you ever done fruit leather? I'm thinking that might be fun for a change.


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RE: Apricots - dried or leather?

Nope. Fruit leathers and dentures aren't really compatible. :)

Dave


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