She Pours Milk Into a Muffin Tin for the Most Clever Reason

MuffinTinMilk We all know by now that’s it’s possible to freeze milk, but for most of us, it’s a last-resort decision. Taking it out of the freezer and thawing the whole carton takes a longer time than most of us have, plus even when you shake up the separated fats and liquids, it never looks that great.

The alternative, though, can be even worse: spoiled milk and the money you paid for it going – literally! – down the drain, or having to make more frequent trips to the grocery store for smaller cartons that cost even more per ounce. What’s a frugal milk-drinker to do? The solution is easier than you might think, if you follow this advice from Creative Savings Blog!

Her tip? Pour small amounts into a muffin tin and freeze the milk into perfect portions about 1/4 of a cup in size! This method gives you frozen milk perfect for making smoothies, mashed potatoes, soup, baked goods, and any other dish you can imagine. Here’s the simple step-by-step method:

  1. Pour your milk into each cup of a muffin tin until each one is about 3/4 full. This amount should be roughly equivalent to 1/4 cup, although you can measure it out exactly if you like!
  2. Freeze the full muffin tin for about 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Release each frozen milk cup by running a knife around the edges and hot water over the bottom of the pan.
  4. Store in a freezer bag in your freezer until needed!

That’s it! So smart and frugal, our favorite combination.