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Can You Freeze Donuts? [Tested & Detailed Guide]

Donuts can be very hypnotizing. Every time I go to a donut shop, I must purchase at least one donut.

Donuts are my favorite snack. There are so many options that it can be difficult to pick one.

I only eat one or maybe two, then I share it with my family and keep the rest for later.

This delicious dessert can be preserved for up to six months.

It doesn’t need to be eaten all at once. Donuts can be frozen for up to 3 months.

Today I will share some tips and tricks that ensure donuts stay fresh after they have been frozen.

How Dong Can Donuts Last?

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Donuts can be spoiled quickly. Because they are oily, donuts could be contaminated with bacteria.

As you might have noticed, donuts can be spoiled by bacteria.

They will not last more than 2 days if they are left out on the counter. They will keep for about five days in the refrigerator.

Donuts will become unusable once the oils have solidified.

If you are like me, and you buy donuts in bulk you will need to finish them all in 5 days.

If they are properly stored, donuts can last up to three months in the freezer.

How to Freeze Donuts?

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Each donut should be placed one at a time on a wax paper-lined metal cookie sheet.

Place donuts, glazing-side up, on a metal cookie sheet lined with wax paper.

Place the cookie sheet on a baking tray, and let cool in the refrigerator for three to five hours.

You can transfer the donuts from the freezer to a freezer-safe bag.

Remove air pockets from the bag and seal it. You can label the bag with the current date so you know when your donuts will be due.

Frosted donuts can be kept for up to three months.

They won’t taste the same if they are kept longer. Place the bag in the back freezer.

How to Thaw Frozen Donuts?

how to thaw frozen donuts

To thaw, place frozen donuts on a counter. Let them cool to room temperature.

To fully defrost the donuts, it will take approximately 1 1/2 hours.

Place them in the microwave for 10-15 second to warm them.

You can freeze them for up to 24 hours in a refrigerator For a quick 15-20 second defrosting, you can either microwave or bake them in an oven.

Do not leave them to cook for longer than necessary. Donuts heated at high temperatures can dry out.

Refrozen donuts should not be frozen because they are more susceptible to bacteria and more likely spoil quickly.

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Can You Freeze Donuts? Easy Guide to Freeze Donuts at Home

5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Course Storage u0026amp; Organization


  • Donuts
  • Air-tight containers or Ziplock bags
  • Labels and markers


  • Prepare all the mentioned equipment and ingredients in the article.
  • Follow the steps for proper freezing.
  • Label the container with the date and contents.
  • Depending on the recipe, thawing time may vary.
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