Decorating By KSue6101 Updated 24 May 2011 , 4:07am by EmilyJo9

KSue6101 Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:47am
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Haven't been doing this long but would like to know about refrigerating decorated cakes. Should cakes with fondant be refrigerated? Is it best to refrigerate cakes with buttercream?

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sillywabbitz Posted 24 May 2011 , 1:55am
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Most people only refrigerate if they are using a perishable filling.

Perishable fillings include:
Cream cheese
Whipping cream
Fresh fruit

Traditional buttercreams (shortening or butter based) do not normally require refrigeration.

KSue6101 Posted 24 May 2011 , 3:56am
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Thanks a lot for the help-like your website icon_smile.gif

sillywabbitz Posted 24 May 2011 , 4:02am
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Happy to help. You'll love CC. It's a great community. And thank you for the compliment on my siteicon_smile.gif

EmilyJo9 Posted 24 May 2011 , 4:07am
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From my experience... Fondant is NOT friends with the fridge... It will accumulate condensation once you remove it from the fridge and starts getting back to room temperature. There will be little water droplets on your cake and the droplets do not evaporate. I try to stay away from perishable fillings in a fondant covered cake.

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