How to Freeze Blackberries in 5 Easy Steps

There's nothing like the taste of fresh-picked blackberries! Freezing them is the perfect solution that allows you to use your blackberries later in smoothies, pancakes, muffins, and more.


Fresh blackberries

Step 1:

Rinse the fresh blackberries under cool water using a colander. Be gentle to avoid damaging the fragile blackberries.


Step 2:

Lay the blackberries out to dry on a clean kitchen towel. Allow drying for at least 5-10 minutes.

Step 3:

Transfer dry blackberries to a parchment-lined cookie sheet, taking care to spread berries out evenly over the surface.

Step 4:

Place the baking sheet in the freezer taking care to keep it level. Allow to freeze for at least 3 hours, but no more than 12 hours.

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