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Deliciously Crunchy: The Best Candy Recipe for Your Freeze Dryer

Deliciously Crunchy: The Best Candy Recipe for Your Freeze Dryer - Juicerville

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When it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, homemade candies offer a special kind of joy. But what if you could take your candy-making game to the next level by incorporating the magic of freeze drying?

Imagine candy that's not only delicious but also has a satisfying crunch and retains the full flavor of its ingredients.

In this blog post, we'll delve into the world of freeze-dried candies and share with you the ultimate recipe for creating crunchy, flavorful treats right in your own kitchen.


Exploring Freeze-Dried Candies

Freeze drying is a process that removes moisture from food, preserving its taste, texture, and nutrients. When applied to candies, this technique yields delightful treats that are crisp, light, and bursting with flavor. Unlike traditional candies, freeze-dried versions have a unique crunchiness that adds an extra layer of enjoyment to every bite.


The Benefits of Freeze-Dried Candies

  1. Intense Flavor: Freeze drying locks in the natural flavors of the ingredients, resulting in candies that taste as vibrant as the day they were made.
  2. Extended Shelf Life: The removal of moisture helps prevent spoilage, allowing you to store your homemade candies for longer periods without compromising quality.
  3. Lightweight and Portable: Freeze-dried candies are lightweight and easy to pack, making them perfect for on-the-go snacking or gifting to friends and family.


Example of a freeze dried candy


The Ultimate Recipe

Freeze-Dried Fruit Gummies For our featured recipe, we're turning fresh fruit into irresistible freeze-dried gummies. Here's what you'll need:



  • 2 cups of fresh fruit (such as strawberries, raspberries, or mangoes)
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 3 tablespoons of gelatin



  1. Prepare the fruit by washing, cutting, and removing any stems or seeds.
  2. Cook the fruit with water in a saucepan until soft, then puree and strain to remove any pulp.
  3. Combine the fruit puree with honey or maple syrup in the saucepan.
  4. Sprinkle gelatin over the puree, let it soften, then dissolve over low heat.
  5. Pour the mixture into silicone candy molds and freeze for 4-6 hours until firm.
  6. Transfer the gummies to a parchment-lined baking sheet and freeze dry for 24-48 hours.
  7. Once freeze-dried, store the gummies in an airtight container at room temperature.


Another recipe below from Youtube


With its ability to transform ordinary candies into extraordinary delights, the freeze dryer opens up a world of culinary possibilities.

Whether you're a seasoned candy maker or a curious amateur, experimenting with freeze-dried candies is sure to spark joy and excitement in your kitchen.

Try our recipe for freeze-dried fruit gummies and embark on a crunchy, flavorful adventure that will delight your taste buds and impress your friends.

Happy snacking!


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