If you don’t eat almonds on their own very often and only use them in recipes, chances are you end up wasting almonds because they go stale before you can use them all up. But can your freeze them so they last longer?
Believe it or not your definitely can freeze almonds, although some Simona have a longer life frozen than others.
To freeze whole, chopped or flaked almonds, simply seal the almonds in an ziploc bag removing as much air as possible, or use a vacuum sealer. These almonds can be frozen food up to a year.
For toasted almonds, to you also want to seal them in a Ziploc or with a vacuum sealer. But toasted almonds will only last four months in the freezer.
To thaw frozen almonds, simply defrost at room temperature for three hours, although it will take less time for smaller packages of frozen almonds.