If I make a filling which has egg or milk, does the cake have to be put in the fridge? I have never done fillings and I am scared to if it cant be left out.
Depends on the recipes you use.
The sleeved pastry fillings come in a wide range of flavors and don't require refrigeration.
Info on the sleeved pastry fillings and a usage chart can be found on the first page of the following thread, "Everything you ever wanted to know about making your 1st tiered cake"
Indydebi's illustrated guide to cutting neat sliced of cake:
Everything you ever wanted to know about ganache:
(Overview and master recipe, including white chocolate. How to glaze, smooth, stack & more.)
These are the two recipes I am considering. What do you think?
1/2 cup butter (unsalted)
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons milk
3 cups powdered sugar
3 cups butter, room temperature
1 cup vegetable shortening
2 - 32 oz. bags 10X sugar (powdered sugar)
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1 over-flowing Tablespoon Creme Bouquet
24 oz jar of Strawberry Preserves