Max Time Without Freezing

Decorating By Summer09 Updated 30 Jun 2010 , 12:05pm by LindaF144a

Summer09 Posted 30 Jun 2010 , 9:43am
post #1 of 4

can i make and decorate a simple cake today to be eaten on sunday? i will be there when people will be eating it so it really does still have to be ok- is 5 days too much? without freezing

also whats the max time a cake will last without being cut once made? so i know the max time ahead i can make it without it being horrible and dry

its just a plain sponge with jam and buttercream

thanks everyone x

3 replies
CakeRN Posted 30 Jun 2010 , 10:36am
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Is today the only day you could do it? If nothing else you could bake the cake and freeze then thaw and decorate on Saturday.

Gingerbread_from_Germany Posted 30 Jun 2010 , 11:44am
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Sorry to sound snitty, but the first thought that crossed my mind was, doesn't it have to be ok, whether you are there or not? icon_wink.gif

I would say it depends on what you are covering the cake with, how the temperature is where you are and if you can refridgerate it etc

But if you want to be on the safe side, I would do it no more than 2 - 3 days in advance.

I hope you find an answer that helps you.


LindaF144a Posted 30 Jun 2010 , 12:05pm
post #4 of 4

If there is anyway that you could hold off and bake it Thursday at the earliest, Friday being better it should be ok.

I have done little experiments here at my house. Day 4 is Okaaaaay, day 3 is better. And that is frosted with SMBC if that is any help.

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