How to Freeze Sweets

Love Sweets? Then Make Sure You've Got a Supply Ready in the Freezer!

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Welcome to the sweetest spot on our blog, the ‘Sweets’ category! Here you’ll find the ultimate guide to freezing and thawing all your confectionary delights.

From the creamy centers of chocolates to the delicate crust of pies, our tips ensure every treat keeps its decadent charm.

Don’t let your leftover party sweets go to waste—instead, give them a new life with our easy-to-follow freezing methods.

All Sweets Freezing Guides

Frequently Asked Questions

Frozen grapes can be a refreshing snack, but upon defrosting, they turn into soggy lumps. It's best to freeze grapes only if you plan to use them in cooking, as they won't retain their fresh texture when eaten raw after thawing.

When sweets are freeze-dried, they tend to become sweeter and richer in flavor since the process concentrates their taste by removing water content.

Yes, you can freeze-dry sweets in a normal freezer. The process involves freezing the moisture in the candy, which can then be removed when the candy returns to room temperature, resulting in a crunchy and chewy texture.

Almost any type of candy can be freeze-dried, including popular choices like Skittles, Jolly Ranchers, saltwater taffy, and gummy bears.

To freeze-dry sweets without a machine, use dry ice. Place the sweets in a freezer bag, place it in a cooler, and cover with dry ice for 24 hours, taking care to use thermal gloves for safety.

  • Dark chocolate: 1-2 years
  • Milk and white chocolate: 8-10 months
  • Hard candy and gummies: Up to 1 year when stored in a cool, dry place