Advising Customers About Refrigeration

Business By vickster Updated 14 May 2008 , 9:00pm by vickster

vickster Posted 10 May 2008 , 1:23am
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Customers ask me whether they should refrigerator their cakes. I tell them I don't refrigerate my cake. Most of the time they're picking the cake up to be used that day or the next. But I did have a customer who picked his up today (Friday) and said their party wasn't until Sunday. I'm not sure whether he should put it in the fridge. I do make my buttercream using half real butter. In my family, we keep our butter out of the fridge and it doesn't usually last longenough to spoil. What would you recommend?

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indydebi Posted 12 May 2008 , 1:48am
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I bake on Thursday for Sat weddings and they sit on the counter during those 2-3 days. I would tell them, "I dont' refrigerate mine, but it won't hurt it if you do."

SweetConfectionsChef Posted 12 May 2008 , 3:28am
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It would really depend on wether or not there is fruit/cream cheese filling.

Mike1394 Posted 12 May 2008 , 10:17am
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It depends if there are egg whites in the BC.

Mike

vickster Posted 14 May 2008 , 9:00pm
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No, Mike. I don't use egg whites, but I do use real butter. Our climate is so humid, when you take a cake out of the fridge it gets condensation on it as it warms.

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