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a freezer tray of frozen strawberries. learn how to best freeze berries so they are fresh all winter long.

How to Freeze Strawberries

Freezing strawberries can be a bit tricky since they contain so much moisture. Learn just how to freeze berries so they do not clump up or ice over in your freezer. 
Prep Time 10 mins
Pre Freeze 20 mins
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 49 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups Fresh Strawberries
  • 1 quart Freezer bag

Instructions
 

  • Wash and core each berry removing any bad fruit and blemishes.
    a freezer tray of frozen strawberries. learn how to best freeze berries so they are fresh all winter long.
  • Allow to air dry on a paper towel for abourt 20 minutes.
  • Place onto a foil lined baking sheet in a single layer. Freeze for 20-30 minutes. 
  • Place into dated and labeled freezer bags being sure to remove all of the air before sealing. 
  • Freeze and use within 1 year. 

Notes

The trick to freezing berries of any kind is to allow to dry thoroughly before freezing. The water is what causes ice crystals to form when freezing so the more you can allow the berries to dry the better. With that being said you do not want your berries to sit out at room temperature for too long or your berries will continue to ripen. Your best bet is to do this quickly so you are freezing the freshes berries possible.