What Is The Shelf Life Of Piping Gel Once Opened

Decorating By Sandy28 Updated 2 Dec 2010 , 12:14am by sillywabbitz

Sandy28 Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 4:47pm
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I'm sure I'm in the wrong spot for this question, but could someone tell me how long piping gel lastes once the container has been opened? I've got one that's been opened and the container doesn't list any time frame. I've got a cake to do this weekend and I'm hoping I don't have to run out and get more. Thanks for any help

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TexasSugar Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 6:58pm
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How long have you had it opened? I've used open containers for six months and longer with out any problems.

bakencake Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 7:11pm
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Whoa! thank you for posting this. I bought mine over a year ago and still use it icon_redface.gif . looks good. never really thought about it til this post

Sandy28 Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 7:39pm
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It's been open since this summer, so I guess I can still use it. I just wanted to make sure it was ok...didn't want anyone to get sick. Do you keep it in the frig or room temp?

TexasSugar Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 8:16pm
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I keep mine at room temp. Haven't had any problems with it.

Sandy28 Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 10:44pm
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great that makes me feel better...thanks for all the help icon_smile.gif

TexasSugar Posted 1 Dec 2010 , 11:52pm
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Welcome

sillywabbitz Posted 2 Dec 2010 , 12:14am
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I was told it's like honey. It may crystalize but won't really go bad unless it gets contaminated with other stuff.

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