Help with puréed strawberries for cake mix please......
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sorry--put the strawberry mixture through a strainer
you'd need to food process the berries or put them in a blender or cook it down to get to a consistency that will pass through the strainer
you'd force it though with a spoon or spatula--just keep stirring, swiping it across the mesh screen in the strainer until it all gets worked through and you can discard the seeds
a hand operated (non-electric) mini chopper will not make a puree
sort of--no additional water in the 'boil' right?
i'd add a touch of sugar and some lemon juice
i'd recommend doing some strawberry filling recipe searches to get the feel for it ;)
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Thank you I am going to use fresh strawberries, so I am assuming to get the right consistency to pass them through the strainer, I should first boil them to make them really really soft, then step 2 put them in my electric food chopper and then 3 mash it all through the strainer.... Then this makes the purée... And I can then add that to my cake recipe (without seeds) ...
I cook my strawberries for about 15 minutes until they are very soft and then mash them using a masher (like the ones for potatoes). Then I pass it through my strainer. Depending on the recipe, you may need to further reduce your strawberries after straining. If that's the case you would return the "juice" to the pot to continue reducing.