Silly Question, But I'm Drawing A Blank!

Decorating By xanikesmom Updated 6 Aug 2010 , 4:23am by kansaslaura

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xanikesmom Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 3:49am
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Can I leave a cake with a crumb coat only out until tomorrow evening before covering with fondant? I like to give my cakes just a thin crumb coat under my fondant, but I usually only wait a few hours for the icing to set up before covering, not almost a whole day. However, due to a busy schedule this is what I have to do ... but of course I am nervous the cakes will dry a little bit if they are left out with crumb coats only instead of full coats of icing.

What do you think?

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Bskinne Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 4:09am
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You can. If I'm leaving mine for long periods of time before I put the fondant on, though, I stick it in the fridge. Just bring to room temp before decorating, and you may have to mist the BC to help the fondant to stick.

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kansaslaura Posted 6 Aug 2010 , 4:23am
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I've done it, just cover it well with plastic wrap. I give it 2 layers.

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