If not packaged properly, donuts will get stale pretty quickly.
If you ended up on this page, I’m pretty sure you want to know the best way to store donuts, so they won’t get stale.
Well, you are in the right place. You will learn about the best options you can use to extend the life of your sweet treats.
How to Store Donuts Properly To Keep Them Fresh: 3 Best Options
If you want to extend the shelf life of your donuts, you have 3 options you can use:
- Air-tight container
- Refrigerate them
- Freeze them
Let us take a in-depth look at each option below.
Store Donuts in an Airtight Container
The best way to extend the shelf life of your donuts so they don’t get stale quickly, is to put them in an air-tight container.
This can be even more effective if you wrap them in plastic wrap, Ziploc bags, foil or even put them in a plastic/paper bag and place them in the container.
Keeping them covered will ensure that they do not dry out and it help to keep them fresh for a couple of days.
Store Donuts in the Refrigerator
If you want your donuts to last a bit longer than 2-3 days, you can also store them in the refrigerator.
You will be able to store them up to a week, once the donuts are packaged properly.
can last up to a week, when you store them in the fridge
To ensure maximum freshness, you have to keep them covered. Before storing them in the refrigerator, you can wrap them in plastic wrap, foil, a plastic bag or keep them in an air tight plastic container
When you are ready for your donuts, you will have to reheat them. There are different methods you can use and we go into more detail in our how to reheat donuts guide.
Store Donuts in the Freezer
Freezing donuts is another option to consider if you are looking at storing them for a longer period of time.
Frozen donuts can be stored for up to 3 months, once they have been packaged properly.
Wrapping it up
As you can see, there are tons of options available when it comes to storing donuts. The method you choose really depends on the length of time you want to keep them.
Now, I want to hear from you.
Which method did you use or plan on using?
Let me know in the comments below.