Cooking – How to Dry Strawberries in a Dehydrator

Have you ever tasted a dehydrated strawberry before? If yes, you know how delicious and amazing they are. Dehydrating strawberries is one of the ways you can enjoy their delicious taste.

Thus, in this article, I’m going to share with you tips on how to dehydrate strawberries using a dehydrator. Continue reading and get the concept of dehydrating strawberries at home using a dehydrator.

Freshly harvested strawberries

Ingredients

• One (1) pound strawberries. However, this will depend on the size of your dehydrator; you may opt to work in smaller batches

Directions

  • Wash your berries well and dry them.
  • Removed the leaves and the green parts being careful, not to waste too much of the berry.
  • Slice your berries in 1/8 inch thickness. Put all effort to make sure your slices are as even as possible to ensure they evenly dry
  • If you care about the color of your dried strawberries, you may want to toss them in some lime juice.
  • Once you are done with slicing the strawberries, arrange them well on dehydrator trays. Ensure none is touching the other. This will help airflow as well as allowing them to dry in a proper way.
  • Turn your dehydrator on and set its temperature to about 135 degrees F. (However, this may depend with the instructions from the manufacturer of your machine).
  • They may take about six (6) to fifteen (15) hours to dry.
  • Make sure you’re rotating the trays to ensure they evenly dry, and it will also help in speeding up the process.

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