Learn how to freeze butter. You can actually freeze sticks or tubs of butter. Start doing this today and save time and money.
Can you freeze butter?
Yes! We do this all the time and you should too. Butter (opened or unopened) can be kept in the refrigerator for one to three months. What happens if you haven’t used it all?
Freeze it! This is also great when you spot a sale. You know I like to save money.
If you are not utilizing your freezer, you are missing out. You might also want to learn how to freeze cookies for baking .
Did you know you can also freeze cheese? We freeze lots of things and it really saves money.
The next time you spot a good sale on butter, stock up and freeze it. The savings will add up and you will always have butter at a great price.
Keep reading to see how easy it is!
Does freezing butter ruin it?
Absolutely not! Now, some people say the texture changes slightly after frozen, but I have had nothing but great successes with freezing butter.
It’s a must try! Once you try it, you will see how easy it is.
How long can you freeze butter:
You can freeze it up to 6 months. Any longer than that and the butter can take on the taste and odors of other things in the freezer. It is best used within 6 months.
We love butter so it is never hard to use it during that time frame.
Let’s learn how to freeze butter!
It is so easy and you will save money.
How to freeze sticks of butter:
First, remove the sticks from the box. Leave the sticks of butter in the original wrapper and put in a freezer bag to prevent freezer burn.
Make sure to try to get out the air from the plastic bag.
Lastly, put in the freezer. Easy!
When you are ready to use the butter, just grab from the freezer and put in the fridge to thaw. Or you can actually use a cheese grater and grate frozen butter.
It is seriously so easy because you don’t need any special prep or anything.
How to freeze tubs of butter:
Keep the butter in the tub or container it came in. You can freeze it just like that!
I do recommend putting the tub in a freezer bag though. It will help to ensure the butter stays fresh.
Lastly, freeze until ready to enjoy. It is that simple!
So… next time you can some cheap butter -stock up and freeze! Your only regret will be that you didn’t start sooner.
Never waste butter again or pass up a good sale. Now, you know how to simple it is to do. Start today!
See more great freezer tips here.
Print all that you need to know about freezing butter below:
- Freezer Bag
Keep the butter in it's original package. I remove it from the box but leave the wrapping on the stick of butter.
Place the butter in the freezer bag, remove as much air as possible and place in the bag in the freezer.
You can store the butter in the freezer for 6 months.
Defrost the butter in the refrigerator when needed.
More freezer tips:
- Freezer tip: how to freeze a loaf of bread
- How to freeze milk
- How to freeze rice
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- Freezer tip: Can you freeze tortillas
- How to freeze pasta