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Freezing Plums

August 28, 2012

To prevent plums from turning brown I've read that you can wash them in a solution of water and lemon juice. True or false? Does it work and what's the amount you use of each, water:lemon juice?

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By DF

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August 29, 20120 found this helpful

You can use about a teaspoon of lemon juice added the the plums that you are preparing to can. Not sure about the ratio for a water lemon wash.

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September 20, 20190 found this helpful

My mom just squeezed a lemon on the cut plums and froze them

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August 18, 2015

Can you freeze plums and how do you do it?


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October 5, 20171 found this helpful

It is not hard to freeze plums

  1. You will need to cut the plums up in bite size pieces and remove the seed from the middle.
  2. Put them in a freezer zip lock storage bag and date on the bag.
  3. When you remove the bag you can make plum jam or eat the plums again.
  4. I wouldn't keep them in the freezer longer than 6 months.
  5. You can also use the vacuum seal bags to freeze the plums in.
  6. No matter how you cut them up it is best to remove the seed in the middle before freezing them.
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July 24, 2010

How do I freeze fresh plums?

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July 24, 20100 found this helpful

According to an old Farm Journal cookbook I have, plums are better canned for dessert than frozen however here ya go:
Wash and cut the plums in half, removing the pits or leave whole. Pack in syrup made with 3 cups sugar to 1 qt. water or pack dry. Remove as much of the air as possible and freeze.
Note: packing dry without syrup works well if you are planning on making jam from the plums (otherwise they get a little mushy when thawed).

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September 13, 2011

Can you freeze plums?

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August 28, 2011

If I use apple juice to freeze the plums, will they taste OK later when I want to make jams?

By Sheri

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August 22, 2011

Can I freeze Victoria plums?

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