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Freezing Fresh Strawberries

The best and simplest method to freeze strawberries so you can enjoy fresh produce all year long.
Prep Time10 minutes
Chilling time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 10 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: freezing fresh strawberries, frozen whole strawberries, how to freeze strawberries
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Katie Shaw

Equipment

Ingredients

  • fresh whole strawberries

Instructions

  • Prep the berries. Gently wash and dry the strawberries. Remove the hulls and green tops with a small paring knife.
  • Freeze on baking sheet until fully frozen. Spread berries in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Berries need to be very hard before proceeding.
  • Freeze in freezer bag. Place in a gallon-sized zipper bag. Close the top, gently pushing out the air. Insert a straw into the edge of the bag and suck out any excess air.
  • Store. Freeze for up to 6 months.

Notes

Use in smoothies, pies, muffins, or cakes.