Starburst Mini


Starburst Mini

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Starburst Mini

Jan 04, 2024Brenda Brink
Contributed By: Adventures in Freeze Drying

This will make as many trays as you choose to make*


  1. Set your Freeze Dryer to 150 ℉ and start machine. Let the machine do the 15 minute cool down, put in Candy Mode and Start, warm trays for 20+ minutes (This is so you can heat trays in oven first, and then move the trays into a warm machine)
  2. Depending on Freeze Dryer size, it will take anywhere from 10 minutes to 20 minutes for the freeze dryer to reach temp and start to count down.
  3. Preheat oven to 200 ℉
  4. Spread Starburst Mini, so they are not touching, across parchment lined trays
  5. Place in oven and preheat for 30 minutes
  6. Move immediately from the oven to the Freeze Dryer, close the drain valve, lock door down and arrow done time so the vacuum pump kicks on.
  7. Process for 4-6 hours
  8. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)

Cycle Time:

4-6 hours



* Extra Large Tray = 15 Cups/Tray   Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary.

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