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How To Freeze Mashed Corn

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Freezing Mashed CornOne of the most nutritious vegetables liked by people of all ages is corn. It can also be preserved for long durations in its mashed form. This process ensures reduction of wastage and  extends its shelf-life. Mashed and frozen corn can be used in various culinary preparations apart from being eaten as a snack. Read on to know about the proper procedure for preserving mashed corn by freezing.


 


 


 


Parchment Paper Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed corn

  • Small scoop

  • Parchment papers

  • Baking sheets

  • Ziploc freezer bags

  • Permanent markers


Directions:


  • After the mashed corn is prepared, allow it to reach room temperature.

  • Line the baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Using measuring scoops and place the mashed corn on the baking sheets as even portion sized scoops.

  • Place the baking sheets into the freezer and allow the contents to freeze for approximately 2 hours till the mashed corn reaches a solid state.

  • Transfer the measured mashed corn servings to a ziploc freezer bag.

  • Write the date and number of servings on the ziploc bags using the permanent marker and freeze them again.

  • These frozen portions can be stored for a minimum of three months and can be used whenever required.


 


 


Freezer Bag Method:


Things Needed:


  • Mashed corn

  • Ziploc freezer bags           

  • Measuring cup/scoops

  • Permanent markers


Directions:


  • After the mashed corn is prepared, allow them to reach room temperature.

  • Fill the freezer bags with measured quantities of mashed corn (preferably 2 cups).

  • Flatten then and ensure that there is no air inside it before zip locking.

  • Label them with date and amount of mashed corn inside.

  • Freeze them until they turn hard.


 


As a ready-to-eat snack, frozen mashed corn could serve as a nutritional and tasty snack which would be preferred by your kids and other family members. This is possible because the process of preservation allows for no change in taste and flavor.


 


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