Help - Conflicting Answers - Imbc

Decorating By KKristy Updated 19 Mar 2010 , 1:15am by KKristy

KKristy Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 5:01am
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ok, I've fallen in love with Italian Meringue Buttercream thanks to many of you here at CC. I would love to find a definite answer to the question about storage...some sites say it is okay for a cake to stay out of the refrigerator for 2 days with this icing, some say no way - needs to be refrigerated. Does anyone know for sure? Since the sugar syrup has to be at 245 ish degrees, does that really cook the egg whites all the way?

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sadsmile Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 7:48pm
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Needs to stay cold.

julzs71 Posted 18 Mar 2010 , 8:28pm
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your going to get conflicting answers. Some say keep cold and some say room temp. I have done both and I'm still alive.

KKristy Posted 19 Mar 2010 , 1:15am
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Thanks and you are correct about the conflicting answers ! The Whimsical Bakehouse book says their version ( has egg whites in it) can stay out at room temp for 3 days....and in Cake Bible, Rose's says 3 days too. Many internet sources say keep in refrig.....uggh

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