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This roll up is sweet, super easy to make, made of 100 percent pure fruits. Ingrdients are readily available.
I like leathery fruit roll ups. But looking at the ingredients list in some big name company's Fruit Roll-Ups: pears from concentrate, corn syrup, dried corn syrup, sugar, partially hydrogenated cottonseed oil, citric acid, sodium citrate, acetylated monoglycerides, fruit pectin, dextrose, maltic acid, ascorbic acid, natural flavor and the following food coloring: blue 1, red 40 and yellows 5 and 6. There are a few things I'd rather not put hem in my body or anybody else's. But there is hope I might have it my way, that few things are to prolong shelf life, shorten processing time or add color. It can be done without them for consuming them fresh and in natural colors. It turned out I'm right.
Thanks Instructables the Contest Purple for giving bonus points for those who incorporate figs into their project. I immediately checked out what is the fuzz about figs. Sweet, rich in phyto-nutrients, anti-oxidants and vitamins, I'm in! I tried making a few things with figs and decided to share this one with everyone. So get ready.
3 Dried black mission figs, sliced thin
3 Dried dates, sliced and pitted
3 Strawberries, washed, stem removed
1/3 Cup blueberries, washed
1 Banana, peeled
Baking pan or sheet
Non-stick parchment paper
Step 1: Grind Ingredients Into Puree Consistency
Pulse a few times, then grind at high-smoothie setting.
Step 2: Transfer Fruits Puree Into Baking Pan or Sheet
Transfer fruits puree into baking pan or sheet, I used a 11 inch by 7.5 inch pan. The puree layer was rather thick, about 1/4 inch I'd say.
Top the reserved fig slices on top.
Step 3: Bake at Your Oven's Lowest Temperature
Step 4: Shorten the Baking Time
Depending on the size of strawberries, banana and dried fruits, and the baking sheet or pan you have, if it didn't seem to be the right thickness, you can use fraction of the sheet or scoop off some puree and just eat it.
Step 5: To Serve
Or just an idea, use the whole sheet as a cake decoration? Use round pan/sheet for round cake, rectangle pan/sheet for rectangle cake ... just an idea. Be creative how you eat it!