How Far Ahead Of Time Can I Bake The Cake?

Decorating By mclean Updated 30 Sep 2008 , 1:02am by lipstickvk

mclean Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:26am
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I am considering baking a cake on a Thursday and decorating it Friday for a Sunday event. Would the cake hold out that long? Thanks in advance!

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kakeladi Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:28am
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Yes, especially if it is cool where you are or you can keep it in the frig.
Almost all of us have b aked cakes on Wed for Sat weddings w/o problems.

mclean Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:42am
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Thanks for your quick reply! After I posted this I checked out the thread about freezing cakes. I am little uncertain about how one would go about this. I am wanting to do a two tier (10 and 14 in) cake. Do you think that it would be difficult to wrap something this size?

Chef_Rinny Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:44am
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At all the bakeries I have worked at have baked cakes on Tuesday or Wednesday for weekend orders. as long as you wrap it well and store it in the refrigerator you will be fine.

Rocketgirl899 Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:47am
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dont bother freezing... fridge is fine.

the shop i worked at backed monday-tuesday for sat cakes and left them out wrapped on the shelfs

mclean Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 12:49am
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Thanks! I would love to do this but am not sure that my fridge can handle this much cake!

lipstickvk Posted 30 Sep 2008 , 1:02am
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I use the press and seal to seal my cakes before putting in the freezer. I've had good luck with that. it's easier to work with than the saran wrap.

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