How to dry plums it’s easy to do with these simple steps.
Food Dehydrator or Oven
Italian Prune Plums
Wash your plums in a bowl of water and do a final rinse.
Cut the plums in half and remove the pit
If your plums are thick cut them again into slices lengthwise.
Place plums on the dehydrator tray.
Place tray into dehydrator and dry at 135 degrees for about 6 hours or until the plums are dry and no moisture remains.
Let the dried plums cool.
Then pack into heavy freezer bags that can be sealed tightly or pack into jars with an oxygen pack with a tight fitting lid.
Dried plums when properly dried can be stored up to 12 months.
If you don’t have a dehydrator, you can dry your plums on a rack lined cookie sheet at 180 degrees for about 8 hours. If you like your plums less dried pack them into heavy freezer bags and store in the freezer. Bigger plums may take longer than 6 hours in the dehydrator and smaller ones may take less time. Check about every 1-2 hours and remove plums that are completely dried and let others continue to dry.