How Long Can A Cake Sit Out?

Decorating By smithsm Updated 7 Oct 2009 , 5:38am by smithsm

smithsm Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 6:12pm
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I am very new to all of this, I am making a couple of cakes for friends. Both are due on Saturday, so I will need to work on them during the week.

My question is.. How long can an iced cake sit out before it gets stale?
I am using buttercream for the icing and the filling.
I am planning on taking them out of the freezer and crumb coating them on Wed night. Icing them on Thurs and doing the decorating on Friday evening.

Thanks in advance for your help..

4 replies
brincess_b Posted 5 Oct 2009 , 7:20pm
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as long as its properly covered, days. 5 is the longest ive had a cake sitting out, then a couple more after that while it was being eaten!

Anseis Posted 6 Oct 2009 , 2:32am
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thanks, i was just about to ask this icon_smile.gif

jammjenks Posted 6 Oct 2009 , 2:38am
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Most of the time I bake on Wed, ice and decorate on Thur and Fri for Sat cakes. Your timeline will be fine.

smithsm Posted 7 Oct 2009 , 5:38am
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Great! Thank you so much icon_biggrin.gif

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