Imagine you have baked the best chocolate chips biscuits and you have got plenty of them so storing them for tea parties is the only option. What would you do?
Of course you will look for a jar to store those precious edibles. Moms often look for glass jars which are easily available at home. Like every work requires some special kind of general knowledge storing biscuits also needs some basic knowledge as well. It is not a rocket. This article will summarize some basic tips for storing your favorite biscuits. Biscuit tins are one of the most appropriate options.
Stale and dry biscuits are the worst nightmare of a baker. You can not rely just on the cheap plastic or glass jars. You can also opt for tin containers for storing biscuits fresh. Some people tend to keep a dry covering or butter paper as well which will absorb the moisture.
- Set the temperature
Extreme temperatures an make the biscuits stale within two days. If you are living in a moderate environment and have packed the biscuits with great care then they can last longer than a month.
As we all know during summers we have to place our food inside the refrigerators same goes for the cookies. You must not put them in refrigerators but try to put them in a cool and dry place.
Do not ever put soft biscuits with crispy biscuits. Both these types require a specific type of temperature putting them together can destroy their consistency and taste.
- Select the right container
You must choose the right container. You must get a secure can or jar which would be completely dry. you can have wooden containers but there will be a risk of humidity.
Humid containers can lead to tasteless and stale biscuits. This is why before you put biscuits in any container make sur that it is completely dry.
- Air tight jars
Make sure that the containers are airtight there are number of jars at your home chose those which have got a strongly fixed lid.
If there would be air in the container then the chances of bacteria and fungi will increase thus damaging the taste of your biscuits eventually making them stale.
If you ant to retain crisp then you must allow a certain amount of air to let in the jar.
- For making them crispy again
If your biscuits are soft and the crisp is now lost, not to worry you can regain that fantastic crisp again just by grilling them.
You can add some more nuts while grilling, brush some oil on the grilling biscuits and your favorite biscuits will be renewed. You can also microwave or bake them again at 300 degree F.
- Refrigerating biscuits
Storing baked biscuits in refrigerators is not the best option but you can store the biscuit doughs in the freezers.
Avoid using plastic bags. The best option will be containers with lids. This will keep the dough intact and fresh for more than 5 weeks.