Freezing Frosted Cupcakes

Baking By approachthebench Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 11:01pm by elvisb

approachthebench Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 6:29am
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Good or bad idea? I know we have all come to the conclusion that we can freeze unfrosted cupcakes (yippy) but can we freeze cupcakes that already have buttercream or frosting on it?

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Kelrak Posted 26 Jul 2010 , 6:46am
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just for my family to eat, I've frozen leftovers after frosting and they taste great. Buttercream Frosting freezes well. In my crowded freezer they are likely to get squished so I wouldn't want to freeze them after decorating if I were actually serving them at a party.

jason_kraft Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 10:37pm
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We freeze cupcakes that are both frosted and unfrosted, but we put them in a plastic clamshell container first and wrap the container with plastic wrap to make sure it's airtight. They can last 2-3 months without drying out.

elvisb Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 11:01pm
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BC freezes very well, just don't freeze fondant. I thaw mine uncovered so condensation doesn't ruin the icing. FYI--don't put edible glitter or sprinkles on them before freezing. When they thaw, the glitter makes any colors look like your cupcakes were splattered. Been there.

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