I started a b-day cake this week before it was postponed until next Sat. I had already iced and stacked the cake. Thanks to all the helpful people on this site I learned how to freeze the cake. I put the cake in the freezer Friday night and when I pulled it out Sat to wrap it the icing has spots. I started with light purple icing and used Wilton purple spray on the tops and part way down the side. The spots are in the areas the spray touched.
I'm very new at this and have no idea how to save this cake.
So what are my options to get ride of the spots? Way to many to just cover up with decorations. Can I ice over it or do I need to scrape it and start again? TIA
I don't think I would ice over it..I personally would probably scrape it and start over...can you post a picture so we can see exactly what you are referring to though. There might be a chance of saving it without scraping once we see the actual problem.
that happened to me also,only, after i sprayed the cake with the color i put it in the frige just to keep it cool,but noticed later the little spots of the same color,just darker. im interested in finding out why this happens.
I believe the spots are from condensation. I have never been successful with air brush and refrigeration/freezer.
How to fix it - I don't know, I just do not mix the two any more.
I would say condensation as well. I'm with you on that one, gritswife.
Most likely condensation. The cake should not have been in the fzr overnight UNcovered. It only takes a few hours to chill it enough to wrap it properly.
Several have mentioned they 'sprayed' the cake.......if that means airbrushed it......and didn;t let the color dry before chilling that's the reason for the spotting.
I learned how to work with fondant in class last night. I think I will thaw the cake, remove some of the icing and cover it in fondant. Will that work?
.....remove some of the icing and cover it in fondant. Will that work?......
Probably a stupid question but....do I have to remove the frosting and do I have to defrost it? What if I put the fondant on while its still frozen.
Thaw it completely before putting the fondant on.
Yes ive had to do hat before with the fondant, but make sure you let it thaw like someone else here said. Good luck!