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How to Defrost Bread

Knowing how to thaw bread will save you a TON of time AND MONEY! You’ll be freezing and thawing bread like a pro when you know how to defrost bread!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time6 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to defrost bread, how to thaw bread
Servings: 18 servings
Calories: 72kcal
Author: Wendi Spraker
Cost: $3


  • oven
  • Toaster
  • freezer
  • Counter


  • 1 loaf bread


  • Remove the bread from the freezer and set it out on the counter for 2-3 hours before you plan to use it.
  • Heat the oven to 300 and place it into the oven for 5 minutes.
  • Use the bread as usual. Keep in a sealed container to keep fresh



  • When freezing bread, freeze it in portions that you will use it in. So, if you live alone, freeze sliced bread in 2-4 slices at a time.
  • Save your freezing bags. Bread doesn’t make the bags dirty and it is easy to wipe them out and reuse them! (great for the environment and easy to store).
  • If you have just a few slices to thaw, they can be put directly into the toaster and heated as usual.


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 96mg | Potassium: 29mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 53IU | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg