Fruit Leather Recipe, How to Make Fruit Leather
1 Rinse the fruit. If you working with stone fruit, take out the pits, chop the fruit. If working with apples or pears, peel and core them, then chop. If working with grapes, de-stem them. Taste the fruit before proceeding. 2 Place fruit in a large saucepan. Continue to simmer and stir until any added sugar is completely dissolved and the fruit purée has thickened, another 5 or 10 minutes (or more). Note if you are working with grapes - strain the juice out of the mashed grapes to make grape juice. 3 Put the purée through a food mill or chinoise. 4 Line a rimmed baking sheet with sturdy plastic wrap (the kind that is microwave safe). 5 Place the baking sheet in the oven, try to keep any plastic wrap from touch the sides of the oven or the oven racks. Alternatives to the oven. 6 When the fruit leather is ready, you can easily peel it up from the plastic wrap.