Straining Raspberry Seeds

Baking By poogie Updated 25 Feb 2010 , 4:19am by poogie

poogie Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 3:27am
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Can anyone tell me what the best way is to strain seeds out of my homemade raspberry filling. Tried cheese cloth took for ever and still had seeds in it. Tried using metal mesh strainer still some seed
s and very slow. Strained it after it was finished and thick should I cook the raspberries an strain before I thicken it? Thanks in advance for your help!!!

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milkmaid42 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 3:35am
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I have used a fine mesh metal strainer, pushing it through with a rubber or silicone scraper. If you find seeds coming through, try using a tea strainer which has a much smaller mesh. Scrape the bottom frequently as it accumulates. Sure is tedious, but maybe someone else has a better suggestion. (I adore raspberries. My mouth is watering at the thought.)

Ooops, edited to add: I just re-read you post and yes. Definitely strain before you thicken. No wonder it was so difficult. I think you should have no trouble.

cohen1 Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 3:41am
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I make raspberry filling all the time and always use the fine mesh strainer. I use the back of a spoon to smoosh it in and then frequently scrap the underside of the strainer.

It is a pain in the tukus(?) but it is soooo worth it, YUMMY!

LaBellaFlor Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 4:07am
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It is near impossible to be 100% seedless free.

poogie Posted 25 Feb 2010 , 4:19am
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Thanks for all your wonderful tips! Yes fresh is so much better even if its a pain!!!!

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