How To Shred Apple

 
01-Dec-2011 by

how to shred appleHard fruits like apples are often shredded and added to baking recipes like cakes, muffins, etc. Shredding apple is not a difficult task and if you learn how to do it at home, you can enjoy a variety of recipes using shredded apples. Apples can be shredded using a manual grater or even a food processor or blender with a shredder attachment. Read on for steps to make sure that you do not make a mistake …

 

 

 

 

 

Steps to Shred Apple with Manual Grater

  1. how to shred appleBuy fresh apples from the market. Make sure that the skin is intact and that there are no soft spots.                                                
  2. Wash apples very well under cool water and pat dry.
  3. If using a standalone grater, just place it on the plate or on the cutting board. In the case of handheld graters, place the outer edge on a plate and hold the other edge at about 45-degree angle, raised above the plate.
  4. Hold the apple with your dominant hand from the sides and run it down the metal rivets of the grater, repeatedly to pile up shredded apple beneath the grater.
  5. Transfer these into a bowl and sprinkle with little lemon juice to prevent discoloration due to oxidation.
  6. Repeat until the core begins visible. Now turn sides and begin to grate from the opposite surface. Discard seeds and core when the entire apple has been shredded.
  7. Repeat grating all the apples.
  8. Use shredding apples immediately in recipes or store in zip-lock bags in the freezer.

If desired, apple can be peeled, cored, and then grated.

how to shred appleSteps to Shred Apple in Blender/ Food Processor

  1. Wash and dry fresh apples.
  2. Peel apples and core them.
  3. Cut them into quarters and transfer into blender or food processor.
  4. Process to get apple shreds.

 

 

 

 

 

Shredding apples is easy and freshly shredded apples make a healthy snack for toddlers.

 

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