How Early Is To Early?

Decorating By TheCakerator Updated 28 Apr 2010 , 4:27pm by TheCakerator

TheCakerator Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 2:41pm
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I have cakes due on both saturday and sunday. How early is to early to start baking? I do not have room in my freezer to store cakes. I asked a few threads ago if it was OK to bake on thursday for the cakes due on sunday, so I would imagine it would also be OK to bake today (wednesday) for the cake due on saturday?

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Rylan Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 3:45pm
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I personally think it would be okay--although I would really prefer to freeze it. I've had a cake that was in the fridge for a week and it still tasted good.

ladybug76 Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 3:58pm
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I generally bake on Tuesday / Weds for Saturday cakes with no problems!!! With the buttercream and fondant icing (as on my cakes), the moisture is locked in.
~ Jaime

mayo2222 Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:03pm
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I think you are okay to start baking today. Do you at least have room in the frig so that you can saran wrap and store them until you are ready.

If they dry out at all you can just use some simple syrup to moisten them up.

bbmom Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:12pm
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I usually bake Wed for a Sat cake.

cakesbymark Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:22pm
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i usually bake the day before, how ever just last week i made a cake on friday that was due on monday( i had 2 cakes on saturday so i just did them all at once) and by friday of the next week i was told it was still very good and moist...

TheCakerator Posted 28 Apr 2010 , 4:27pm
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thank you everyone. Yes I do have room in my fridge for them. I only plan on baking the cakes due on saturday, today. I will bake the cakes for sunday, tomorrow. But they will all fit in the fridge just fine. I might not ice them till the day after baking them, but they will be in the fridge, saran wrapped up!

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