How do you freeze fresh pears?


Quick Answer

Fresh pears are frozen using a dry pack or syrup pack method. In either case, you have to wash, dry, core and slice the pears. Brush the slices with a lemon juice and water mixture to prevent browning.

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How do you freeze fresh pears?
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Full Answer

For a dry pack, spread the pear slices out on a cookie sheet, and put the pan in the freezer. Once the fruit is frozen, place the pieces in freezer bags and store.

To make a syrup pack, boil 2 cups of sugar and 3 cups of cold water. Once the sugar has dissolved, add the pear slices, and boil for one or two minutes. Remove the slices. Once they have cooled, put them into freezer bags for storage.

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