How Long Before...

Decorating By mememalasia Updated 8 Jul 2010 , 8:35pm by matthewkyrankelly

mememalasia Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 6:43pm
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my sons birthday is saturday. i work tomorrow so I baked all the cakes today. what is the best way to keep them? will the fridge do, i don't have freezer space but can use my friends. I wasn't planning on icing them until saturday morning. thanks!

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Kimmers971 Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 6:47pm
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Wrapped well in plastic wrap and on the counter is fine for the day and a half they'll be there.

Cindy619 Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 6:49pm
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Would you have the time to at least throw a crumb coat of icing on the cakes sometime today? Icing usually helps keep the moisture in the cake.

matthewkyrankelly Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 7:01pm
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Crumb coat if you can. Either way, wrap well and freeze. The freezing will stop any staling. The fridge slows thing a little but is more likely to dehydrate - mostly because people don't wrap as tightly as they do for the freezer.

mememalasia Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 7:30pm
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so should the fridge be okay if they are cumb coated and wrapped super tight? ironically i made all the icing already to my sons specifications and now he decided "he doesn't like the icing (it's lemon flavored) and maybe i should just use fondant instead, oh and mom can we put chocolate in the middle instead" he just broke his arm monday but i may break the other one by saturday! lol

matthewkyrankelly Posted 8 Jul 2010 , 8:35pm
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Wrap tight and pick the easiest for you - fridge or freezer. Saturday will be fine.

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