defrosting milk

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defrosting milk

Post by fellare » Sat Mar 29, 2014 4:53 pm

I got my stash out of the freezer and put it in the fridge, hoping to use it up tonight. It's still completely frozen! After about 9 hours. Is that normal??? I'm not sure what to do now as I won't have time to use it tomorrow until the evening. Would it still be ok to use tomorrow evening? Or should I try heating it to defrost it??
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Re: defrosting milk

Post by Yankee » Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:44 pm

I reheat mine just before using by putting the plastic baggie in warm (but not hot) water.
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Post by fellare » Sat Mar 29, 2014 5:45 pm

I might try that tonight. I got close to a liter. It has to be used as it's going over date otherwise. Had planned to do it today, but then ended up staying with a friend all day :-D
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Re: defrosting milk

Post by Parla. » Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Yes, I always find it takes closer to 24 hours to defrost in the fridge, even though most of mine is in relatively small amounts (all under 100ml). If I need to use it I put the container in water and use it straight away (I'm conservative with food safety).
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Re: defrosting milk

Post by fellare » Sat Mar 29, 2014 7:32 pm

it's in small amounts. risked the water, most of the bags leaked :( so I threw some out, but most got used. well. still baking with it :roll: waiting for a child to go to sleep so I can finish it.
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