How to Freeze Grapes
Frozen grapes are quick and easy to make, and so pretty to add to your summer drinks. Just drop a few into your glass to keep your beverages chilled. Learn How to Freeze Grapes with this easy recipe to add to sparkling water, spritzers, Ginger Ale, mocktails, smoothies and more.
Grapes are naturally sweet as candy and they can be used in a variety of ways. Add them to salads, desserts, smoothies and they’re wonderful roasted. Frozen grapes is yet another delicious way to enjoy this heart-healthy fruit.
Frozen Grapes Recipe
You can use a mix of red and green or all red or all green. I like to use a mix, because I think they look so pretty added to beverages.
- 1 pound grapes (organic if possible)
How to Make Frozen Grapes
It’s so easy to make frozen grapes, you don’t really even need a recipe. You simply remove the grapes from the stems, toss them in a colander and rinse them under cold water, then place them on a cookie sheet and pop them in the freezer for a few of hours.
Rinse Grapes: Remove the grapes from the stems and place them in a colander. Rinse them under cold water. Pat them dry with paper towels and transfer them to a cookie sheet.
Dry Them: Pat them dry with paper towels and transfer them to a cookie sheet.
Freeze: Transfer them to the freezer and freeze uncovered for 3 – 4 hours.
Storage: Write the date on freezer bags and transfer the frozen grapes into the plastic bags.
How Long Does It Take To Freeze Grapes?
It takes between 3 to 4 hours to freeze grapes. Freezing them overnight is even better.
How Long Do Frozen Grapes Last In The Freezer?
Frozen grapes can last in the freezer up to 1 year.
What Happens To Grapes When They Thaw?
When frozen grapes thaw completely, they turn very soft and squishy.
How to Serve Frozen Grapes
- They make a pretty addition to beverages. Drop a few in a glass with or without ice cubes to help keep your beverages chilled. Add them to sparkling water, Spritzers, Mocktails, Gingerale and more.
- Add them to fruit smoothies for extra flavor and nutrients.
- Frozen grapes are low in calories so they make a healthy snack right from he freezer bag. They’re not rock solid and totally edible!
Which Is Healthier Red Or Green Grapes?
Red and purple grapes provide more antioxidants than green grapes. Darker fruits (like blueberries, blackberries, black, red and purple grapes) are rich with polyphenols found in their pigmented skins. Red and black grapes also contain a compound called resveratrol that contains anti-inflammatory properties and promotes cardiovascular health by improving blood flow. Quecertin, another flavonoid found in grape skins helps prevent LDL cholesterol (the bad kind) from attaching to your artery walls.
Table grapes contain small amounts of vitamins and minerals, however their juicy sweetness together with their low calorie count, makes them a great low-cal snack.
How Many Calories Are In Grapes?
One cup of seedless grapes equals about 104 calories
How Many Grapes Can I Eat Each Day?
According to studies published in the journal Foods, it suggests that you can add up to 2 cups of grapes per day for certain health benefits.
How Many Grapes In A Cup?
Depending on the size of the grapes, there are about 30 to 35 large seedless grapes in one cup.
How Many Grapes In A Pound?
Depending on their size, and there’s also some variation between red, purple and green grapes, there are about 70 to 80 grapes in one pound. There are about 2 to 2.5 cups in a pound of seedless grapes.
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- 1 pound of seedless grapes (red and green - organic if possible)
- Remove the grapes from the stems and place them in a colander. Rinse them under cold water. Pat them dry with paper towels and transfer them to a cookie sheet.
- Pat them dry with paper towels and transfer them to a cookie sheet.
- Transfer them to the freezer and freeze uncovered for 3 - 4 hours.
- Write the date on freezer bags and transfer the frozen grapes into the plastic bags.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 39Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 9gProtein: 0g
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