Cream Cheese Frosting Covered In Fondant- Refrigerate?

Decorating By leannrr Updated 7 Sep 2010 , 7:19pm by cjgsmg

leannrr Posted 5 Sep 2010 , 7:07pm
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I want to cover a cake in cream cheese frosting (pretty think layer), but need to cover in fondant because of design reasons. I know the cream cheese will require refrigeration, but how will that affect the fondant? How long can I leave the cake out to serve- a women's event so could be out all evening!

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sweettreat101 Posted 5 Sep 2010 , 9:57pm
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This is my favorite cream cheese butter cream and it doesn't require refrigeration. 1 cup butter
1/2 cup Crisco
16 oz. cream cheese
3 1/2 lbs powdered sugar
1 T vanilla
1/2 tsp salt

Mix on low speed for a couple of minutes.

If you use clear vanilla in both the color will be a perfect match for <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =
"urn:schemas-microsoft-comicon_surprised.gifffice:smarttags" />Wilton's buttercream recipe. I use this to frost cheesecakes
when a couple wants part regular cake and part cheesecake for the tiers.

This makes a fairly stiff icing. For a softer one you can use 3 lbs. of powdered sugar.

leannrr Posted 6 Sep 2010 , 8:40pm
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oh, thanks! This may seem crazy, but why would it not require refrigeration- it has cream cheese in it??

sweettreat101 Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 8:41am
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The sugar content preserves the cream cheese.

cjgsmg Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 7:19pm
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Thanks! I avoid filling that need refrigeration but had a request for a cream cheese filling. This was exactly what I came looking for!

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