Can you freeze muffins? You sure can! Learn how to freeze muffins to keep them as fresh and delicious as they were the day you made them.
This simple guide will teach you that in only 3 easy steps, you can successfully store muffins in the freezer. We can’t tell you how many muffins have been saved since we learned to properly freeze muffins!
Our guide is here for you whether you are looking to freeze a freshly baked batch or just a few leftovers. No need to let any muffin go to waste by sitting on the counter a day too long.
Table of Contents
After spending the time to bake muffins, there is nothing worse than needing to toss leftovers after only a few days. Learning these three easy steps is going to save you much frustration.
Step 1: Cool
Allow muffins to cool before packaging.
Step 2: Wrap
Wrap in saran wrap or add to freezer bags. If adding to a freezer bag, squeeze out any excess air in the bag to prevent ice crystals from forming on the muffin tops.
Step 3: Label
Label the freezer bag and date 3 months out.
Muffins That Freeze Well
Check out these delicious muffins that often find their way to the freezer. Kids love being able to select their favorite anytime they need a quick breakfast, after school snack or weekend treat.
- Spinach Muffins with Banana and Blueberries
- Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins
- Healthy Banana Muffins
- Kid-Approved Buttermilk Bran Muffins
- Healthy Muffins For Kids
- Lemon Raspberry Muffins
- Healthy Apple Muffins
- Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely. Freezing muffins is one of the best ways to keep muffins as fresh and tasty as the day they were baked.
Muffins can be frozen for up to 3 months. We recommend labeling the freezer bag with a Printable Freezer Meal Label before placing in the freezer.
Letting muffins cool before freezing will help to keep the muffin soft and moist.
Place in the fridge overnight to enjoy the next morning or microwave in 10 second intervals straight from the freezer until warm.
Wrap each individual muffin in Saran Wrap or tin foil to reduce freezer burn. Great option for kids looking for a grab and go snack.
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- Premade Muffins
- Ziplock freezer bags
- Saran wrap
- Allow muffins to cool before packaging.
- Wrap in saran wrap for grab and go snacks or add to freezer bags.
- Label the freezer bag and date 3 months out.