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Frozen eggs (Read 7195 times)
01/20/03 at 10:11:18
Angie   Guest

 
???  My eggs accidentally froze in the garage refrigerator.  Can they still be used in baking recipes?  Or should I buy new ones?
 
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Reply #1 - 01/21/03 at 04:47:25
Mary   Guest

 
They should be fine to use. Funny they didn't explode or at least crack when they froze though.
 
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Reply #2 - 01/24/03 at 08:20:30
Angie Reeks   Guest

 
Thanks.  I was pretty sure they were usable, just needed a little confirmation.  (The memory is not what it used to be).  Again, thanks!      Angie
 
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Reply #3 - 03/07/03 at 09:40:52
inquisitive_cooks   Ex Member

 
Just in case you want to freeze leftover fresh eggs intentionally, here are some ideas:
To freeze egg yolks or whole eggs, break them into a bowl and stir them gently (so you don't incorporate air).  As the yolks tend to go lumpy when frozen, add salt, sugar or corn syrup - depending on whether you'll use them later for a sweet or savory dish. 
Use 1/2 teaspoon (2mL) salt for every 1 cup (250 mL) yolks or whole eggs.
or Use one tablespoon (15 mL)sugar or corn syrup for every 1 cup (250 mL) yolks or whole eggs.

Egg whites alone require no additives. 

Use an air-tight  freezer container that allows some room for expansion.  Your refrigerator freezer, may not be cold enough, eggs should remain at 0 degrees F  (-18C).

You can also freeze eggs in small quantities so that you can use just what you need.  Just adjust the proportions given above.  Thaw the frozen eggs in the refrigerator, and use them in dishes in which they'll be thoroughly cooked. 

 
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Reply #4 - 10/12/09 at 01:44:11
buy cialis   Ex Member

 
hehe nice Roll Eyes
 
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Reply #5 - 10/28/09 at 09:23:52
oribob   Ex Member

 
Useful stuff - I always like stockpiling when I find a bargain.   But surely they are going to turn a not very nice color when you freeze them ??  Although I don't suppose that matters.
 
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Reply #6 - 11/09/09 at 00:51:00
vick   Ex Member

 
As the yolks tend to go lumpy when frozen, add salt, sugar or corn syrup - depending on whether you'll use them later for a sweet or savory dish.
 
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Reply #7 - 12/15/09 at 22:24:32
josepha   Ex Member

 
Buy new ones i guess!!!!!
 
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Reply #8 - 12/16/09 at 19:33:48
cheng   Ex Member

 
The eggs are frozen? They will not be fresh anymore, I would not use them. Just buy new ones.
 
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Reply #9 - 12/17/09 at 06:25:24
paulyokaholnes   Ex Member

 
yeah, i would just throw them away
 
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Reply #10 - 12/19/09 at 18:30:25

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If they are not frozen for a long time they should be fine. I am sure they are fine for baking but not sure how they would taste other wise.
 

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Reply #11 - 01/22/10 at 05:32:28
Archangel Michael   Ex Member

 
Yes, it's better to get new ones. Since it's no longer fresh. You don't want any problems afterwards, besides that, eggs are not too expensive. Health comes first.. I buy eggs on the same day I will be using it. It's very rare for me to keep them for storage.
 
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Reply #12 - 01/22/10 at 09:27:47
Linda Karcher   Ex Member

 
I did the same mistake mate.
 
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Reply #13 - 01/22/10 at 11:40:04

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never heard or thought of frozen or freezing an egg
 
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Reply #14 - 02/01/10 at 17:31:45
Abby   Ex Member

 
Fresh is always better. When in doubt just buy new ones.  Cheesy
 
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