Icing Cake Frozen

Decorating By bostonterrierlady Updated 8 May 2009 , 8:13pm by destinyrn

bostonterrierlady Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:10pm
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Does anyone else do this? I always have but some people say don't do it. I was just wondering why?

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-K8memphis Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:32pm
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I do it all the time. If it works for me I do it.

Fortunately I started doing cakes before cake messge boards were born so I do lots of stuff the 'wrong' way. But it works!

sweetcakes Posted 7 May 2009 , 3:54pm
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you can do it but if you plan on smoothing your icing with the paper towel method you will have to wait for the icing to stop sweating. it will take a couple of hours. if your doing a carved cake then icing deeply chilled will help prevent crumbs.

bostonterrierlady Posted 8 May 2009 , 2:36am
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So should I just leave them out overnight all wrapped up?

sweetcakes Posted 8 May 2009 , 3:17am
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yes, or take them out first thing in the morning. how long they take to defrost will depend on their size.

Rose_N_Crantz Posted 8 May 2009 , 4:29am
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Actually the best way to thaw a frozen cake with minimal sweating would be to put it in the fridge the day before to thaw it. Then it will slowly come to temperature, rather than it being put through a drastic temperature change.

-K8memphis Posted 8 May 2009 , 12:59pm
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I final coat frozen cake and they do not sweat.

destinyrn Posted 8 May 2009 , 8:13pm
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Thanks for the info! I like to freeze all my cakes.

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