You’ve likely encountered apricots if you’ve perused the Hunts Point Market before. Fresh apricots may only be in season during the summer, but canned apricots mean delicious fruit at your fingertips all year round. Our team at E. Armata Inc. would like to share some of the best uses for canned apricots to ensure you get the most out of this delightful fruit. Continue reading to learn more.  

What Are Canned Apricots?

Apricots, along with apples and pears, are members of the Rosaceae family that are in season from May through July. Apricots are great for light snacking but can also be used for cooking and baking. Canned apricots are one of the best ways to enjoy this fruit all year round. Our apricots at the Hunts Point Market can be canned as unpeeled halves or whole fruits. Canned apricots have a much fuller flavor since they are left to ripen longer and naturally develop more flavor. 

Top 10 Uses For Canned Apricots

Canned apricots from the Hunts Point Market are a great way to incorporate more servings of fruit into your day. They have a longer shelf life than fresh fruit and provide the nutrition your body needs to stay healthy. Here are the top 10 uses for canned apricots you should try this year:

  • Spoon some apricots into a bowl and top with yogurt or oatmeal to elevate your breakfast. 
  • Serve your canned apricots with cheese to step up your next cheese plate. 
  • Add the apricots to a salad dressing. 
  • Try adding this fruit to dishes like chicken breast or pork loin for the perfect sweet and savory combination. 
  • Add apricots to your smoothies to make them thicker and more filling. This fruit also has a lot of fiber and vitamin C to support your health. 
  • Add this canned fruit to your pancakes or cake batters. 
  • Freeze them to make delicious ice cream treats. 
  • Enjoy apricots on toast or biscuits. 
  • Shake some apricots into a cocktail. 
  • Turn the canned apricots into a glaze for all things savory! 

Contact Us At The Hunts Point Market

There are many ways to use canned apricots and get the most out of this summer fruit year-round. At E. Armata Inc., we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality produce at the Hunts Point Market. To discover more information about our operation or general inquiries, be sure to contact us today!

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