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Gluten Free Freezing Guidelines

Posted by on 9/4/2014 to Newsletters
Gluten Free Freezing Guidelines
As long as your freezer maintains a steady temperature of 0°F, AQF's gluten free mixes can be safely frozen indefinitely. Quality, however, will eventually deteriorate. The “Storage Time” below estimates how long frozen foods will retain quality.

Baked Good
Special Tips
Storage Time
Thawing Hints
Yellow or
Chocolate
Cake

Mix and bake according to package directions. Cool completely. Wrap unfrosted cake in airtight, moisture-proof wrap. Place in cake containers or bakery boxes to prevent crushing.
2 months
Thaw at room
temperature,
covered, 2 to 3 hours. Frost and serve.
Fudge
Brownie

Mix and bake according to package directions.
Cool completely. Wrap brownies in airtight,
moisture-proof wrap.
2 to 3 months
Thaw at room
temperature,
covered, 1 to 2
hours. For a cleaner cut, cut brownies after 20 minutes
(while still frozen),
then allow to
continue thawing
before serving.
Chocolate
Chip,
Chocolate,
Oatmeal or Sugar
Cookies

Mix according to package directions. Line a
baking sheet with parchment paper. Using a #40 scoop, scoop the cookie dough onto the baking sheet. Freeze loosely covered at least 6 hours or overnight, then place dough balls in a plastic freezer bag or other container.
2 months
Thaw at room
temperature 15 to
20 minutes and bake according to
package directions.
Blueberry or Cinnamon
Crunch
Muffin
Mix and bake according to package directions. Cool completely. Place the muffins in a large freezer bag, removing air completely.2 to 3 monthsThaw at room
temperature 30
minutes to 1 hour;
OR reheat by placing frozen muffins back
in the muffin tin.
Reheat in a conventional oven
preheated to 350°F
for 10 to 15
minutes.

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