Introduction: Fruit Leather Recipe
Homemade fruit is the perfect snack for any health conscious foodies. This no-sugar added recipe is great as a childrens snack - they won't be able to tell the difference!
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Step 1: Ingredients
Fresh Fruit - I used strawberries, wash and cut off the tops
Lemon Juice - 1-2 table spoons
Step 2: Puree Strawberries
Blend your fruit together using a food processor or a blender. Make sure you get your fruit puree as thin as possible getting all fruit chunks out. Add 1-2 table spoons of lemon juice.
You can add sugar if you like, but the mixture is naturally very sweet.
Step 3: Heat Up on Stove
Heat puree on stove top. Bring to a boil and let the mixture boil for 4-5 minutes. Bring down to a simmer and leave on the stove on low heat for 40 minutes until the mixture starts to thicken.
Mix consistently to avoid burning on the bottom of the pan.
Step 4: Prep for Oven and Bake
Preheat the oven to 140 degrees.
Pour mixture on a flat sheet lined with parchment paper. Spread over the sheet with a spatula or the back of a spoon. Make sure the mixture is evenly spread over the sheet and not too thick or thin.
Cook for 8 hours. The fruit leather is ready when it is no longer sticky (puree is completely dry) and you can peel it off the parchment paper.