Can I defrost in water instead of overnight? Follow Yes, you can defrost the carton in water, but be sure to use or refrigerate immediately after thawing. Related articles Can I re-freeze the batter after I defrosted it? I get a lot of batter left over in my carton. Why is that? How long does it last after defrosted? How are Breakfast Hero products different than box mixes where you just add water? My pancake seems raw in the middle despite having cooked until golden brown on both sides. Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.