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Freezing Banana Pudding

Do you have leftover banana pudding? Many people do when they have a gathering of family and friends. If you refrigerate leftovers, the banana pudding will spoil soon. So, what can you do to avoid having to throw away your leftovers?

The best way is to freeze it! Yes, you heard that right, you can freeze your banana pudding.

How To Freeze Banana Pudding

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Banana pudding is delicious but if you have leftovers and store it in the fridge, it will only last a few days. But in the freezer it will last much longer.

Follow these steps and your dessert will have a fresh taste like it was just made.

Step 1: The first thing you need to do is to divide your banana pudding in 8 to 10 small containers.

Step 2: Pour your banana pudding into your single serve freezer safe containers.

Step3: Label your containers with the freeze date.

Step 4: Put the containers into a freezer bag and store it in the freezer. (You can freeze in one large container if preferred)

Step 5: When you are ready to serve your banana pudding, take out your containers and allow them to thaw for 15 minutes at room temperature.

How Do You Thaw Frozen Banana Pudding?

After your banana pudding has had about 15 minutes to thaw at room temperature. Keep in refrigerator until you serve or serve it immediately.

How Long Does Banana Pudding Last In The Freezer?

If you follow the steps above then your banana pudding should last in the freezer for 1 year.

Can You Refreeze Banana Pudding?

Yes, you can refreeze leftover banana pudding. Follow the same steps as above to freeze the leftovers.

Does Freezing Banana Pudding Alter It’s Flavor or Texture?

No, freezing does not change the flavor of banana pudding. The texture also will not change.

Can You Freeze Store Bought Banana Pudding?

Yes! You can do this easily. Follow the same steps as above but you may need to adjust the amount of time needed to thaw at room temperature for a bit longer.

How Long Does Banana Pudding Last In The Freezer?

If you follow the steps above then your banana pudding should last in the freezer for 1 year

How Can You Tell If Banana Pudding Has Gone Bad?

Spoiled banana pudding will smell bad. It will also look bad. It will look curdled and lumpy.

Conclusion

Frozen banana pudding has a much longer shelf life than leftovers stored in the refrigerator. If the banana pudding is in the freezer it will last for 1 year. Sometimes shelf life can go beyond 1 year if you haven’t opened or warmed up your pudding. It’s better to take any banana pudding that isn’t going to be eaten within a month and freeze it then you will have a nice treat later.

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