How long can frozen chocolate keep fresh????
by Paula Renne
aghh! last weekend i found my sisters huge frozen chocolate bar in the freezer, and i couldnt find an experation date..... i asked her when it was from and she had no clue, mumbeling somthing about last may (in 2009!ewww!) so anyway, my dad needed some chocolate for a recipe and used it, not knowing when it was from. so anyway, he made it yesterday, and luckily we stoped him in time, and now hes dying to know if he can eat it....
Put your poor dad out of his misery. Yes, he can eat his chocolate treat.
Chocolate stays fresh almost indefinitely, frozen or unfrozen. Yes, it can taste a little stale if it is mixed with other ingredients and they go funny, but even then, it shouldn't make anyone ill.
Plain chocolate bars, chips, etc., can be used years later.
The biggest issue with keeping chocolate in the freezer is that it sometimes gets discolored by a greyish or whitish bloom when the fats separate, but it's a fantastic idea to use the chocolate in a recipe. Fixes the cosmetic issue right up.
Let your dad at his chocolate, and tell him we'd love to have his recipe added here! :)