How to freeze milk in plastic bottles

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How to freeze milk in plastic bottles
Plastic milk bottles help preseve milk when frozen. (Container of milk. Plastic milk bottle image by L. Shat from

With the price of milk gradually increasing, with no signs of stopping, savvy consumers are taking to freezing milk in order to save on milk-purchasing costs. While you may be unwilling to freeze milk, it's actually a very safe process that extends the life of your milk.

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Things you need

  • Plastic bottles and lids

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  1. 1

    Pour the milk into the plastic bottles, leaving about 1/4 inch to 1 inch of space unfilled.

  2. 2

    Seal the tops of the bottles with airtight caps.

  3. 3

    Place the plastic milk bottles into the freezer.

Tips and warnings

  • Frozen milk is good for up to 3 months.
  • The frozen milk may turn yellowish, but the milk is still good to drink.
  • Not all plastic bottles are capable of being frozen. However, most grocery-store milk bottles are safe to freeze.

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