Extra Milk? Freeze It! A Hiland Home Lifehack

Did you know you can freeze milk? Learn more about this surprising lifehack!

Is there such a thing as too much Hiland Dairy milk? Well, if you and your spouse each bought a couple gallons of milk on the way home you might have too much to use before the ‘Sell By’ date. So what to do then? Sure, you can send some to the neighbors, but did you know you could also freeze it? Read on for the secret to freezing milk…

How to freeze milk.

The texture and appearance of the milk will change a bit due to the freezing process, so it may not be just right for your cereal when it thaws. On the other hand, if you are going to use it for cooking or baking it will be perfect! Here’s how to freeze milk:

  • Fill airtight containers with Hiland Dairy milk, leaving an inch or more at the top to allow for expansion.
  • Place containers in your freezer and store for up to two months.
  • To thaw, place containers in your refrigerator for about a day or so. Like most frozen food items, you don’t want to thaw it at room temperature! to thaw it at room temperature! to thaw it at room temperature! to thaw it at room temperature!
    • Tip: To speed up the thawing process, place frozen containers of milk in a sink filled with cold water!

We never want to see any food–let alone fresh, delicious Hiland milk–wasted. So if you find yourself with too much to use, share it with friends or family…or freeze it and save it for a rainy day of baking!