Homemade Fruit Leather

Jemma and I have both fallen in love with fruit leather! It tastes like dessert, but is packed full of fresh fruit. What better way to welcome spring/summer when it is still pouring rain outside … a blast of yummy fruit in our mouth!

INGREDIENTS {Here’s what you’ll need}
2 cups of pureed fruit (depending on the fruit, it sometimes helps to boil it down until soft)
2 tablespoons honey or sugar

DIRECTIONS {Here’s what you do}
Add softened fruit into blender and blend until smooth. Taste for flavor. If you think it needs a boost of sweet, add a little honey or sugar.

Line a 9×13 cookie sheet with parchment and evenly spread puree to edges with spatula.

Heat oven to 150-170 degrees (depending on how low your oven goes) and bake for 6 hours. Even though the oven is on, you need to prop the door open a crack to allow moisture to escape.

When the leather is no longer moist to the touch – it’s done! Peel off the parchment and cut into strips – I found that a pizza cutter works great for bite size squares or strips.

The above photo is our raspberry leather which is why it looks a little bumpy in the final product, not all the seeds blended perfectly. Next up is a batch of apple cinnamon leather!

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15 thoughts on “Homemade Fruit Leather

  1. Scott and Jamie Durham

    We’ve tried apple/mango/carrot fruit leather. It tasted delicious but Hunter wasn’t a fan of the texture. If you toss some steamed carrots into your next batch of apple cinnamon puree, that’ll give you some extra veggie goodness!

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  2. African_Babies_Dont_Cry

    Ooooh, apple cinnamon sounds good. I cant believe how easy this is to make, thanks for sharing!

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  3. hobomama

    I had no idea fruit leather was so easy! That is incredibly cool. I’m going to let my resident cook (Sam) know about this pronto.

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  4. Lactating Girl

    Mmmm…. I’m so going to make these. I bet it would be a breeze with my Vitamix. I wonder if they freeze well. It could be another way to preserve my strawberries this summer.

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  5. Anonymous

    I was going to try these but some people have said it sticks to parchment paper. Have you used parchment and did you have a problem with sticking?

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  6. Erica @childorganics

    That sounds simple enough, I’m not sure why I haven’t tried it yet. Looks delicious and I know the kids would gobble it up.
    Thanks for sharing this with the NPN blog hop!

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