Egg Storage Life Chart – How Long Does An Egg Last

March 2nd, 2012 by Craig Mullins

Ever wondered how long an egg last in it’s various forms? FoodSafety.gov is here to answer your questions…

Egg Storage Chart

ProductRefrigeratorFreezer
Raw eggs in shell3 to 5 weeksDo not freeze. Instead, beat yolks and whites together; then freeze.
Raw egg whites2 to 4 days12 months
Raw egg yolks2 to 4 daysYolks do not freeze well.
Raw egg accidentally frozen in shellUse immediately after thawing.Keep frozen; thenrefrigerate to thaw.
Hard-cooked eggs1 weekDo not freeze.
Egg substitutes, liquidUnopened10 days12 months
Egg substitutes, liquidOpened3 daysDo not freeze.
Egg substitutes, frozenUnopenedAfter thawing, 7 days or refer to “Use-By” date.12 months
Egg substitutes, frozenOpenedAfter thawing, 3 days or refer to “Use-By” date.Do not freeze.
Casseroles with eggs3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 2 to 3 months.
EggnogCommercial3 to 5 days6 months
EggnogHomemade2 to 4 daysDo not freeze.
PiesPumpkin or pecan3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 1 to 2 months.
PiesCustard and chiffon3 to 4 daysDo not freeze.
Quiche with filling3 to 4 daysAfter baking, 1 to 2 months.

egg storage life chart

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