Can You Freeze Soy Milk?
A glass of cold soy milk will really put a smile on my face, not to mention a bowl with some of your favorite cereal 🙂 People love their soy milk and it is a pretty healthy alternative to what you get from cows!
If you are on this page, I am sure you are looking to find out if you can freeze soy milk? The answer is yes, but the results might not be the best in the world.
With frozen soy milk, once it has thawed, the end result might not be what you are expecting. In some instances (depending on the brand) the milk might become separated and what you end up with is a watery mess. Other brands all you have to do is give it a healthy shake or stir and you are back in business.
Regardless, for those of you who are looking to get it done, below I will highlight some simple steps that you can follow.
How to Freeze Soy Milk
ideally, there is no special preparation that needs to be done when it comes to freeze and soy milk.all you need to do is put the box in the freezer and that’s it. For what ever reason, if you are do not have the box, you could always put it in our freezer safe container or even use freezer bags. What you need to keep in mind is that soy milk that is kept in the freezer can be stored for around 2 to 3 months.also, as mentioned above, you are definitely not wait to get the same consistency as when you first opened it. some people can work with it, while others can’t, and it also depends on the brand that you are using. Sometimes, all you have to do is just give it a good shape and you are back in business. While other times, the taste is just really going to be off. Whichever way, once you know what you’re getting yourself into, then by all means freeze is much soy milk as you want, it is very easy to do and you can keep a supply.
How to Thaw Frozen Soy Milk?
OK, so once you have frozen milk, there comes a time when you are going to want to defrost it. The easiest way to go about this is either taking it out of the freezer and placing it inside of the refrigerator. You could also place it on the kitchen counter and make it defrost that way. If you’re desperate enough, you could possibly defrost it in the microwave, but that depends on the type of container you froze the milk in the first place.
After it has been thawed out, you are going to want to try and reconstitute it by either shaking or stirring it. As stated earlier, some brands might come out okay, while others you might just end up with separated yuckiness, which is still drinkable, but it just might not have the same taste or texture. If you shake it up and it works, then no problem.