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How long can I keep homemade pastry in the fridge?

Last Updated: 24th June, 2020

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Making Pastry Ahead
It will then keep in the fridge for 2-3 days or you can keep it in the freezer. Many pastry chefs believe pastry is even better after it's been frozen.

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In respect to this, how Long Will homemade pie crust last in the refrigerator?

3 days

Similarly, how long can you keep puff pastry in the refrigerator? 2 or 3 days

Moreover, is it OK to leave pastry in fridge overnight?

The good news is that as long as the dough is left in the fridge it should keep for 24 hours. Thaw overnight in the fridge and remove from the fridge abut 30 minutes before rolling.

How long can you keep sweet shortcrust pastry in the fridge?

three days

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