Quick Question About Rhubarb Filling

Decorating By frankdiabetes Updated 2 May 2010 , 1:20pm by frankdiabetes

frankdiabetes Posted 1 May 2010 , 10:15pm
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I made a cooked rhubarb filling that has rhubarb, sugar, lemon juice and a vanilla bean. Does this need to be refrigerated? I was going to make a yellow cake with rhubarb filling and was hoping to do it ahead of time. Since it's a pretty big cake, I definitely don't have refrigerator space to accommodate this so I was wondering if it would be all right to leave it out overnight? Thanks!

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Ballymena Posted 2 May 2010 , 7:35am
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Yes, the sugar is a preservative. It's dairy products that are a more inclined to go bad quickly.

frankdiabetes Posted 2 May 2010 , 1:20pm
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Thanks! I figured it would be okay but didn't want to bite into bad filling when we cut the cake...eek!

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