Imported Frozen Dark Sweet Cherries
Weight: 454 g (1 lb)
Small dark red round fruits of the sweet variety, cherries are one of the favored fruits due to its taste and versatility. Perfect for desserts, smoothies, shakes, sauces, and a lot more.
Cherries usually grow during summertime on the other side of the world and here we paved the way to make it available all-year round. A truly marvelous treat to enjoy anytime and its health-promoting benefits are just well, a cherry on the cake.
Cherries are one of the top antioxidant-rich foods, a fine source of fiber, vitamin C, and potassium.
These antioxidants include anthocyanins and cyanidin, each with anti-inflammatory properties including reduced risk of gout attack and relief in osteoarthritis pain. Regular intake of the fruit may help reduce uric acid level as well. They also contain polyphenols, which help reduce blood pressure, and melatonin that promote healthy sleep.
The fiber and vitamin C contents of the fruit are a good 8% each of the daily recommendation for every hundred-gram serving. A good enhacement to hair and skin care. These, too, will help enhance good digestion, lower bad cholesterol and control blood sugar levels. A pratical aid in weight loss and cholesterol-control.
Homemade Cherry Popsicles
Makes +/-10 popsicles
Ingredients and Materials
3 Cups Pureed Cherries (Dark & Sweet)
1/2 Cup Yogurt (optional)
Blend the cherries.
Position the sticks in the mold.
If using a makeshift mold such as plastic cups or silicone trays, cover the container with aluminum foil or cling wrap and poke through the center with the popsicle stick to help keep it in place.
Pour cherry purée into the molds.
To make fun patterns, add 2 tablespoons of yogurt in between the same amount of fruit puree.
Dip a spoon in and lightly swirl it around to make swirly patterns.
Place in freezer for at least 5 hours.
When ready, take molds out and run the outside under warm water for 10 to 15 seconds and pop the popsicles out.
Delivered frozen, packed by 1 lb (454 g)
In the freezer at 0°F (–18°C) or below.
Note: Frozen items, especially for fruits, have the tendency to clump together. It is advisable to thaw the fruits in advance a few hours before use.
Defrosting and Thawing:
Remove from the freezer and put only needed amount to defrost in a secure plastic bag or lidded plastic container.
Place cherries in the refrigerator. Slow defrosting from 6-15 hours is preferred.
After, put the pack in a container filled with cold water to make defrosting faster. Place back in the refrigerator as soon as defrosted.
Avoid running cherries under water or microwaving for defrosting to keep from mushy and soggy textures.