All questions

What is the best way to pack a loaf of banana bread for shipping?

What is best to wrap it in to keep it fresh -- foil, saran wrap, zip lock, combo?
And how to protect it in transport -- best buffering mechanisms for the box

asked by alasully almost 7 years ago

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

3 answers 19927 views
nogaga
added almost 7 years ago

I would first wrap it well in tin foil, wrap that in a bunch of cushioning paper towels, place it all in a plastic bag, then place it in a box that either fits right or fill out any remaining airy corners.

Lucky recipient!

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

a Whole Foods Market Customer
added almost 7 years ago

What I do is first wrap in plastic wrap to keep it moist and then wrap in foil to keep it from breaking apart. Then I pack it in a box surrounded on all four sides with either eco-sytrofoam peanuts or crumpled newspaper.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)

Droplet
added almost 7 years ago

You can also use some popped popcorn as a buffer instead of the shipping "peanuts"; they smell of chemicals sometimes and that might transfer onto and ruin your banana bread.

Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)