Frozen Cakes Under Fondant?

Decorating By Cakenator Updated 6 Nov 2008 , 9:34pm by sugarshack

Cakenator Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 8:18pm
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Does anyone freeze their cakes before applying the fondant? Just wondering.

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snowqueen93 Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 8:25pm
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Yes, I do that sometimes. You have to be careful because once the cake defrosts the moisture will make the fondant sticky. If you let the fondant covered cake sit out for a little while though it will dry back out.

Ayanami Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 8:29pm
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Hello Kansas City! Are you MO or KS? icon_confused.gif

I think it may depend on what type of fondant you are using. MMF or Satin Ice or ... Wilton (blech) icon_twisted.gif To be safe you may just want to go ahead & let your cake return to room temp b4 covering it.

cakesBYcuento Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 8:37pm
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i agree to let the cake come to room temp first because i covered my frozen cake in fondant when i first started out and the moisture made the cake sweat and got real sticky

sugarshack Posted 6 Nov 2008 , 9:34pm
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i crumbcaot and flash freeze for about 6 minutes but do not freeze the cake. overchilling causes too much condensation for me.

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