Help! Can I Do This? How Long With Cake Stay Good At Rm Temp

Decorating By jjmoore Updated 8 Sep 2008 , 10:30pm by KoryAK

jjmoore Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 8:30pm
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okay i have a very big cake due this weekend, (biggest i've ever done) I want to do a lot of stuff a head of time but i don't want to freeze my cakes, they tasted wierd last time i froze this recipe. This is my plan and I want to know if it will work

Wednesday - Bake cakes and wrap them in saran wrap and leave them out on the counter

Thursday - Stack cakes and fill them with buttercream icing and let them settle ( while covered in saran wrap)

Friday - decorate cakes and finish up

Saturday 11a.m. serve cakes at party?

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kakeladi Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 8:34pm
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That will be fine if you are not in a really humid area.
Can you refrigerate them? When they are well wrapped they will not dry out in that short of time but will stay fresh.

jjmoore Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 8:51pm
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no its not humid i'm in texas so it is really hot and dry lately.

KoryAK Posted 8 Sep 2008 , 10:30pm
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Sounds ok, but I would bake and fill Thursday since the filling is just buttercream and not something else to mix. Maybe mix up all the buttercream on Wed.

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