The Best Way to Freeze Grapes
Grapes are so yummy; I honestly could go for a bunch right now. Sometimes there is that situation where you need to freeze grapes to use in the near future. Whether it is for frozen smoothies, a frosty snack or you are keeping them because you just have abundance and you do not want them to spoil, freezing grapes can be pretty easy and I will show you how to do it below.
What You Will Need
- Fresh grapes
- Baking sheet
- Freezer bags
Step 1: Source Some Fresh Grapes
It is important that when you are looking for grapes to freeze, that you get the best possible ones available. You are going to want them to be fresh, free of blemishes and bruises.
Step 2: Wash Your Grapes
Washing your grapes is important as you will be able to remove all the dirt, pesticides, fertilizers and creepy crawlies that might be found on them. Washing the grapes is pretty easy. You can put them in a colander and run them under the pipe. You can also use a vegetable/fruit wash on them to add an extra level of cleaning. If you do not have the vegetable/fruit wash, you can mix in some vinegar with water and wash the grapes off in this solution.
Step 3: Preparing for Freezing
Once you have washed your grapes, let them dry on some paper towels. Once they are dry, you can then place them on a baking sheet, big plate or a container with a lot of space. The key is not let the grapes touch when they are going into the freezer. The reason for this is that they will not clump together and will be easier to use when needed.
Step 4: Time to Place in a Freezer Bag
Once the grapes are frozen, you can now store them in a freezer bag. It is a good idea to get a marker and put the date at which you put them in the freezer.