How to freeze plums


How to freeze plums
When fruit is in season, there's sometimes a glut - far more than we can use at once.

Freezing is a good solution, but plums and other stone fruit should not be frozen whole; the fruit will be unappetizing when thawed.

Here's a simple method for successful freezing.
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Last modified on: September 4th 2019

For 900 g, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
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Keeping:

Several months in the freezer.

Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #1
Rinse, drain and dry 1 kg plums.

Stage 2
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On each fruit you'll find what looks like an indented "seam" down one side. This is the line to split along.

Stage 3
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #3
Cut into the fruit with a small knife down to the stone, then turn all around this.

Stage 4
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #4
Separate the two halves.

Stage 5
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #5
Remove and discard the stone.

Stage 6
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #6
Lay the two halves on a baking sheet, protected if necessary with a sheet of cooking parchment.

Stage 7 - 30 min.
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #7
Prepare all the fruit like this.

Stage 8 - 12 hours
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Put the trays in the freezer overnight.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
How to freeze plums : Photo of step #9
Next day, transfer the frozen plums quickly into bags or boxes of about 1lb (400-500 grams). Seal these carefully, excluding as much air as possible.

Dip into the bags for what you need.

Remarks

This method can be applied to almost all stone fruit: plums, but also apricots, cherries, etc.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,240 Kcal or 9,378 Kj20 gr540 gr0 gr
112 %8 %51 %0 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
224 Kcal or 938 Kj2 gr54 gr0 gr
11 %1 %5 %0 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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PlumsPlums: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Stewed plums, Clafoutis-style plum financier , Jelly-style plum jam, Autumn apple and plum crumble pie, Plum tart "En passant par la Lorraine", ... All

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