Peach Slush to freeze THM-E

Have you ever wanted a way to preserve the fresh taste of peaches all year long? You can! Peaches freeze very well and they taste just as good as when you have them tree-ripened in the summer. My family loves frozen peaches slush in their packed lunches. Freestone peaches like Red Haven, John Boy, and Contender are the best peaches to use for freezing. Peaches are available from late May into early October depending on your location.

Peach Slush to freeze THM-E

  • 12 pounds Freestone Peaches
  • 1/4 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/4 teaspoon THM Stevia
  • 1 teaspoon THM Apricot Extract
  • 1 teaspoon Ascorbic Acid
  • Wash peaches thoroughly to remove the fuzz. Cut peaches in half and remove the seed. Peel peaches with a potato peeler. Dice peaches–I use my Princess House Food Chopper. Combine peaches, Gentle Sweet, Stevia, Apricot Extract, and Ascorbic Acid in a large bowl. Allow it to set for 15 minutes. Freeze in individual containers. 48 1/2 cup servings.
  • A Vidalia Onion Chopper works very well to dice the fruit.
  • You can use any size container you would like. I use 4 ounce for children’s lunches and larger containers for the working men.
  • I put these containers of frozen peaches in lunches. By noon they are slushy and ready to eat.
  • Ascorbic Acid helps to prevent the fruit from turning brown.
Large, juicy peaches ready for processing.

You need to wash the peaches to remove the fuzz. This is a job even children can do.

Peaches are an excellent source Vitamin C and are low in calories. These fuzzy fruit are native to Northwest China. We grew serval variety of peaches at our previous home. They required a bit work but provided our family with bushels of beautiful fruit. Some summers I would freeze over 200 containers of this frozen peach slush.

I have a Princess House Chopper that we use almost every day. It is a handy tool to dice peaches with to be frozen. The children do this part of the job for me. A Vidalia Onion Chopper will dice peaches, too. I found that it did not hold up to the large amount of food processing I do. I invested in the Princess House Food Chopper and it is very durable. Some of our peaches were that large we needed to cut them into quarters to be able to chop them.

This bowl of peach slush is ready to be put into containers and frozen. I use 4 ounce containers for the children’s lunches and larger containers for the men.

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4 ounce containers–these work great in children’s lunches.
Pint containers–I put about 1 1/2 cups of peach slush in each container for my working men
Ascorbic Acid helps to keep the fruit from turning brown.

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Peach Slush to Freeze THM-E

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 48

Ingredients

  • 12 pounds firm peaches or 1/2 basket
  • 1/2 cup THM Gentle Sweet
  • 1/2 teaspoon THM Stevia
  • 2 teaspoons THM Apricot Extract
  • 2 teaspoons Ascorbic Acid

Instructions

  1. Wash peaches thoroughly to remove the fuzz. Cut peaches in half and remove the seed. Peel peaches with a potato peeler. Dice peaches–I use my Princess House Food Chopper. Combine peaches, Gentle Sweet, Stevia, Apricot Extract, and Ascorbic Acid in a large bowl. Allow it to set for 15 minutes. Freeze in individual containers. Approximately 48 1/2 cup

Recipe Notes

I put these containers of frozen peaches in lunches. By noon they are slushy and ready to eat.
Ascorbic Acid helps to prevent the fruit from turning brown.

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