Food Storage - How long can you keep...


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1-2 days
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1 week
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2-3 months


  • How long does date bread last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep freshly baked date bread in a dry area.
  • To maximize the shelf life of date bread, cover with foil or plastic wrap or place in a plastic bag to prevent drying out.
  • Properly stored, freshly baked date bread will last for about 1 to 2 days at normal room temperature.
  • How long does date bread last in the fridge? Freshly baked date bread will keep well for about 1 week in the fridge when properly stored.
  • Can you freeze date bread? Yes, to freeze: wrap date bread tightly with aluminum foil or plastic freezer wrap, or place in heavy-duty freezer bag.
  • How long does date bread last in the freezer? Properly stored, it will maintain best quality for about 2 to 3 months, but will remain safe beyond that time.
  • The freezer time shown is for best quality only - date bread that has been kept constantly frozen at 0°F will keep safe indefinitely.
  • How to tell if date bread is bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the date bread: discard any that has an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the date bread.

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