Can you freeze sour cream?
The short answer to this question is, yes you can freeze sour cream, but the long answer is a little more complicated.
How to freeze sour cream
When freezing sour cream at home I like to freeze it in an ice cube tray. Though you can absolutely freeze sour cream in a bulk container, it makes it less than ideal to use because you need to thaw the entire container. This may not be an issue for you, but I think it undermines the entire point of freezing the sour cream in the first place.
How to thaw frozen sour cream
The best way to thaw frozen sour cream is to place it in the fridge in a bowl and let it defrost naturally. This method usually takes a day or two, but if you have the ability to plan ahead it is also the best way to maintain a great texture.
Where to use frozen sour cream?
Now that you’ve frozen your excess sour cream and thoroughly avoided any food waste, it’s time to talk about ways to put it to use!
Final thoughts on frozen sour cream
Freezing dairy products is a great way to extend their shelf life whether cottage cheese, cream cheese, yogurt, or sour cream. Freezing excess products can help eliminate food waste and save you money, but it’s important to recognize that after freezing you may notice a change in its consistency.
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