Freezing Gumpaste?

Decorating By candycakes51 Updated 23 Sep 2009 , 7:03pm by pouchet82

candycakes51 Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 6:56pm
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Can you freeze a cake with gumpaste decorations on it, and if so, for how long? I agreed to make a large cake for a birthday party and planned to use gumpaste decorations on the top and sides. Date of party just changed and I will be out of town the entire week before, including the date of the party. I can make the cake and put it in the freezer before I leave and make arrangements for someone to deliver it, but I am new to using gumpaste and am unsure if it will hold up ok. If not gumpaste, how about royal icing?
Cake will have about 4 hours to thaw before being served.

Thanks for any help you can offer.

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pouchet82 Posted 23 Sep 2009 , 7:03pm
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I keep gumpaste in the freezer to keep it soft, I am not sure if you decorations will stay hard in the freezer...I'm not an expert but my instinct would tell me no

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