Should I Refrigerate??

Decorating By alicialee Updated 16 Sep 2010 , 8:20am by sweettreat101

alicialee Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 1:50pm
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I am making a grooms cake for my cousins wedding, which is 2 hours from here. It will be a 3D tractor cake covered in fondant, and it will be delivered around 11am, and the reception is not till 6pm. Should this cake be refrigerated? There is no special filling. Just chocolate cake and buttercream covered in fondant.

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Shelly4481 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 4:39pm
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Doesn't need to be in fridge.

what_a_cake Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 5:17pm
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Agree with Shelly there's no need, will furthermore say that if you refrigerate must remember fondant will be affected by change of temperature/humidity when taking it out and will become kinda sticky and shiny.

julzs71 Posted 15 Sep 2010 , 5:17pm
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I don't think it needs to be in the fridge, however if you deliver it cold you may have better results due to the heat.

sweettreat101 Posted 16 Sep 2010 , 8:20am
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I would only because it firms things up and helps during delivery. I always refrigerate my cakes before delivery.

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