How Long Do Egg Bites Last in the Fridge? [Shelf Life]

How long do egg bites last in the fridge

Don’t we all adore those cute little egg bites that Starbucks has popularised? 

Admit it, and you like them. Egg bites, in general, are light and delicious popular breakfast or snack items. 

You have some egg bits left; you are worried that egg bites will go bad and be wasted. 

Well, you have nothing to worry about. I’m here to answer all your queries regarding how store-bought or homemade egg bites last and how well you can store them for better preservation. 

Egg bites made of basic ingredients of eggs, milk, pepper, and salt, will last for around one week if kept in the right conditions.  

Let’s go through how long egg bites will last based on different conditions:

How long do Egg Bites last? 

Egg bites make up a very fulfilling breakfast. Put them with toast or salads. They look and taste so good together. 

As fulfilling as they are, they do have a limited shelf-life. There are various reasons affecting the shelf-life of egg bites. 

One factor affecting the shelf-life is the ingredients used to make egg bites. 

Another factor must be that every restaurant or store-bought egg bite may have a different shelf-life than their contraries. 

How you store egg bites is also a factoring unit in the shelf-life of egg bites and so on. 

Don’t have time, here is a Quick Table

PantryFridgeFreezer
Costco Egg Bites(store-bought)2 hours1 week Not recommended 
Starbucks Egg Bites 2 hours3 to 5 days2 months 
Homemade2 hours1 week 2 months

How long do Egg Bites last in Fridge? 

Egg bites are the safest when kept in the fridge. They are made of ingredients that go bad fast if kept outside for a long time. 

Hence, to prolong the shelf-life of egg bites, you need to store them in the fridge properly. 

This will help to keep your egg bites consumable for around 1 week.

This number may vary from brand to brand and recipe to recipe. 

So be mindful of these elements. For more information, check the “Best By” date on the egg bite packet (if bought from the store). 

Remember that the “Best By” date determines the quality of the product and not safety.

Egg Bites in Making

How long do Egg Bites last in Freezer?

You can store egg bites in the freezer, but some recipes do not recommend that.

This is because some ingredients or condiments do not freeze properly, which may hinder the taste of egg bites.

If your recipe allows you to freeze your egg bites, then go ahead, follow the points given by us and you store them. Your egg bites will last around 2 months if stored properly in the freezer.

How long do Starbucks Egg Bites last in the Fridge? 

Starbucks has played a major role in making egg bites famous. 

Their egg bites are so hard to resist. They are so delicious. You purchased some and bought them home and later realized you could not finish all of them. 

Avoid leaving your egg bites outside for more than 2 hours in such situations. 

Keeping in proper conditions in the fridge will help egg bites to last for around 3 to 5 days. 

Starbucks Egg Bites

How long do Costco Egg Bites last?

Costco has done the best job of introducing Egg bites in their stores. These egg bites are from the company Three bridges.

There are two options to choose from. There is the general one and a healthier one. 

If you have not opened the package, you can keep it in the fridge for around 2 months.

If you have opened the package, then store them in the fridge. They will last for around a week. 

Costco-bought egg bites are not recommended to store in the freezer as their texture and taste will be hindered 

How to Store Egg Bites? 

Storing egg bites is a fairly easy task to do. 

You must remember a few points, and you will be all set. 

You must let your egg bites fully cool down first and then transfer them into an airtight container before storing them in your fridge.

Alternatively, you can also use jars to store your egg bites properly in the fridge.

You can store your egg bites by freezing them as well. 

Let your egg bites get completely cooled down, then place them in a container of a single layer, flash freezing them for an hour, so they get hardened.

Lastly, transfer these hardened egg bites to a large plastic bag and place them in the freezer.

Tada! You have stored your egg bites up to last the longest.

Tip to remember: You can spray olive oil in the jar so that egg bites won’t stick to the jar.  The olive oil won’t interfere with the flavor of your egg bites, so you don’t need to worry about that.

How to tell if Egg Bites have gone bad?

These are the ways you can know your once-good egg bites have gone bad –

If your egg bites seek to give off a funny smell, it indicates that they have gone bad, and you have to discard them.

The color of your egg bites had changed from when you stored them. You have to now throw them out for your safety.

After having a bite of your egg bite, they do not taste the same. 

This generally means that the ingredients used while making egg bites have expired or been contaminated. 

Make sure you throw your egg bits out right then and there.

Conclusion

We hope that we have answered all your queries regarding how long your delicious egg bites will last and how you can store them for better preservation.

Enjoy your hot and fluffy egg bites at every breakfast.

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