Still A Bit Confused

Decorating By cjcakie Updated 21 Aug 2009 , 6:31am by miny

cjcakie Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 5:51pm
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If I freeze my baked cakes can I frost while frozen? If I make smbc in advance do I refrigerate until I frost? How do I get it to spreadable consistency after being chilled. Thanks for any help! icon_redface.gif

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Misdawn Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 6:02pm
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I wouldn't frost until they are completely thawed. As they thaw they tend to have condensation. If they are already frosted, that condensation is trapped under the frosting and the cake become soogy and mooshy. Yuck!

kakeladi Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 6:02pm
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It is not recommended fzn cakes be frosted. Way too many things can happen. Very cold, yes, right out of the fzr no. Let it defrost about 1/2 depending on the size of the layer. (A 16" takes 1-2 hrs)

cjcakie Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 6:10pm
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Thank you!

cupcakemkr Posted 20 Aug 2009 , 6:16pm
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if you refridgerate smbc you need to bring it back to room temp and then beat the heck out of it again until it looks creamy and smooth.

prterrell Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 6:17am
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If you frost the cake while it is frozen, the frosting can crack when ithe cake thaws (it expands as it thaws).

miny Posted 21 Aug 2009 , 6:31am
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It's easier to use SMBC while soft to get it ultra smooth, then you can refrigerate it, I wouldn't recommend freezing it though

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