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Can I freeze butter?

Last post Feb 25, 2008 7:02 PM by raesmom97 . 13 replies.


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    They are having a big sale on butter at one of the local grocery stores, was wondering if I could freeze it for future use.

     

    Thanks!
    Ann

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    YES!! I do it all the time with no problems.  I picked up on freezing it when I worked at a domestic violence shelter.  They would get a ton donated and freeze it.

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    Absolutely~I do it all the time!  I just toss the box right in the freezer.  Perfect for baking every time.

    Amy

     

    PS~Which store?  I'm in PA too and might want to do the same :)

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    I freeze mine too and just  leave it in the box. I have done this for years it seems like.

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    I have 15 pounds in the freezer right now, buy when its on sale. just box and all in the freezer, no additional wrapping. Judy

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    Is this just for butter or can you freeze margarine too?

     

    Also do you all just use butter all the time or do you sometimes use margarine too?

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    It was at Quality Markets (10 for $10 - either in the tub or in stick)

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    I freeze both.. butter and margarine.. How are you doing Ann?    bdett

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    Years ago was the first time I froze butter and I had much the same puzzled reaction...you can freeze butter? LOL

    Yup, I do it all the time too.  We buy ours from Sam's or Costco and I've never had a problem!

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  • Re: Can I freeze butter?

    Hi! Thank you all for your responses...I was curious cuz my Mom asked me, told her I wasn't sure.  But I told her I knew where to ask!! Big Smile  Will have to call her tomorrow and tell her what you all told me.  Maybe she'll want me to get her a couple of boxes. ;)

     

    bdett - Hi!  Haven't been home for the past few days, went down to see Mom.  Really haven't gotten together with her since Christmas. 

     

    Thank you again!!!
    Ann

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    One more question...does it separate when it thaw? 

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    You can not tell the difference, I thaw it in the frig a pound at a time, At a sale like that I'de buy 20 pounds, around here regular price is almost $4.00 a pound, I use just butter. There's just DH and I . Last week they had Darigold Brand for 2 for $4,00.Judy

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    Butter doesn't seperate, nor does stick margarine.  I can't tell ya about tub margarine, I've never frozen that.  I buy butter when I get to Super Walmart or Wegmans, it's $1.69 to $1.89 lb there all the time.  Locally it runs as high as $4 lb.  They tell me you can freeze ricotta cheese too with good results, but I haven't tried that either.

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    Freeze it all the time..  Just be sure that it's thawed before you melt it in the microwave, or cover it good!!  It will POP!

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