State University Extension
Food Safely - 01600371
Fruit to be steam blanched or treated with sulfur is cut
half and pitted. Fruit that will be steam blanched can
left whole then pitted and halved after blanching.
drying apricots must be treated with sulfur for 45
or blanched with steam 3 to 4 minutes or blanched in
4 to 5 minutes. Dry 24 to 36 hours in a dehydrator.
times can be shortened by slicing the fruit. The
is dried properly if it is soft, pliable and there is
moist area in the center when cut.
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