Opinions Needed - Just How Long Can A Cake Keep For?

Decorating By joanna3292 Updated 23 Feb 2009 , 10:07pm by LittleLinda

joanna3292 Posted 23 Feb 2009 , 8:50pm
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Apologies if this question has been answered before but I just wondered how long a madeira sponge covered in buttercream and then fondant would last? How far in advance can you make the cakes for them to stay moist? Many thanks

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JenniferMI Posted 23 Feb 2009 , 9:36pm
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In my opinion, you need to do a personal test on your own. Each recipe is different. I would do one, and test it each day.
Each baker is different, each recipe might react differently...

HTH!

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LittleLinda Posted 23 Feb 2009 , 10:07pm
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Ordinarily a cake can last six days or so; but you want the customer to be able to keep it for several days, so always do cakes as close as possible to the date the customer gets it.

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