Information, recipes and step by step guides about freezing cookies, breads, pastries and other baked goods.
A good way to keep cookies fresh is by freezing until you need them. This guide is about freezing cookies.
How long can you freeze bread for and what is the best way to wrap it for freezing?
I bought a frozen pie from the store and then cooked it at home. Can you refreeze?
I would like to know what the recommended time limit is for frozen zucchini bread?
Can cake balls be made a week or two in advance and frozen until the date of my party in the proper freeze container that won't smash them?
Cut the whole loaf into serving sized pieces. Butter one side or skip this step if you don't butter yours. Cut each slice in half and fold over (if buttered), butter sides in. Wrap each one in Saran Wrap then put the entire sliced loaf into a freezer container.
Eliminate one step when baking pies, by freezing them individually "before" baking them. Most often, people bake more than one pie at a time and freeze the extras for another time. Why prepare, bake, freeze, and then reheat again when you can simply prepare and bake them once.
Can I freeze a pecan pie for 6 days? I just received the most fabulous pecan pie as a gift. I am hoping that I might keep it for a Christmas Eve gathering!
I am wondering which will work better when freezing my cherry pies. I have 2 of them, with rope that I made on the top instead of covering with my butter pastry. The rope was also made with the homemade butter crust. Do you think they will freeze better unbaked, wrapped with aluminum foil, or shall I bake them, let them completely cool, then wrap and freeze? Thanks and I am looking forward to hearing back from you.
I can have fresh French Bread anytime! Buy loaves of French Bread at your grocery store (ask for those right out of the oven). Insert fresh bread, without paper wrappers, into Zip Lock plastic bags and suck out excess air to shrink wrap them.
I have read in several different places that you should not freeze bread in its original bag. A reason was never given. Does anyone know the reason? Thank you.
When you make a pie, make a double or triple batch of dough and freeze it in portions to thaw and roll for a quick dessert. Simplest is to roll it into a big flat circle, cut it into strips or shapes, and bake it like that.
Can you make cinnamon pull-apart buns ahead and freeze them? I want to give them as Christmas gifts.
Can you freeze baked cakes in the cake pan or should you remove the cake and wrap in wax or foil to freeze?
I would like to know if you can freeze fresh strawberry pie after making?
Find a good dinner roll recipe that states it will freeze well. Cut the rolls and place one dinner's amount inside a wax paper pocket and insert into a freezer zipper bag. Tomorrow, this weekend, next week, you just pull out one of the bundles to thaw.
When buying breads and rolls, I put serving sizes in small plastic zipper bags and freeze. When we eat the bread I return the empty bag to the freezer to be used over and over.
Would anyone know if you can freeze breadcrumbs and if so, for how long? Many thanks.
Buy several loaves of bread at a time and freeze them. It saves many quick trips to the store just to get a loaf of bread. To prevent the bottom of the loaf from being soggy or hard, DO NOT place it on the counter to thaw.
I would like to know if a cooked pumpkin pie can be frozen? If so how long would you reheat when ready to use? I over cooked for Thanksgiving and hate to throw it away if I can use at a later date.
I purchased an inexpensive box of waffle mix and spent a couple hours making the whole box of waffles. Once the waffles have cooled, I place them into freezer bags and pop into the freezer for a quick and easy breakfast.
Keep frozen bread dough on hand to save time. You can substitute the thawed dough for just about any yeast bread recipe. I use it for pizza dough (just thaw and roll), sweet rolls, roll out thawed dough,spread with butter sprinkle with brown or white sugar, cinnamon, nuts and raisins.
Tired of buying those expensive snacks for school? I try to do my shopping early in the morning because our local store has a display of doughnuts, muffins, etc., marked down. I buy these marked down items and place them in our freezer.
When I make a batch of pancakes, I double the recipe. I use the second batch to cook up, then cool them. I put the pancakes separately between squares I cut from wax paper, stack them, and store them in a covered tupperware container and put in the freezer.
How long can bread be kept frozen, without significant loss of value?
Do I freeze extra baked goods before or after baking?
Tips and recipes for freezing cookies and cookie dough. Post your ideas.