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Can you freeze shortbread?

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minxthemanx Fri 16-Sep-11 17:56:34

Got a big 'do' on next weekend and want to make lots of cake in advance - have chucked loads of choc biscuit cake in the freezer, but don't know if shortbread is ok when frozen? Anyone tried?

applechutney Fri 16-Sep-11 18:15:14

Yes, it should be absolutely fine smile.

minxthemanx Fri 16-Sep-11 20:33:18

Thanks - just wasn't sure whether the high butter content would be a problem with freezing.

ChrissasMissis Sat 17-Sep-11 20:23:29

I made hundreds of shortbread cookies for my sisters wedding - froze the dough in advance and cooked the biscuits at the lat minute.

Driftwood999 Sun 18-Sep-11 14:15:39

imo there is no need to freeze it, as it keeps for weeks in an airtight container in a cool place, so that will free up your precious freezer space. Never seen shortbread in freezer compartments at the supermarket as it has a long shelf life.

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