Best Way To Keep A Cake Fresh Before Frosting

Decorating By Lavi1127 Updated 14 Jun 2011 , 1:11am by amygortoncakes

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Lavi1127 Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 6:47pm
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i have tried many ways to keep a cake fresh before frosting..so where do we store and how many days earlier can we keep a cake fresh before frosting....please advice...

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icer101 Posted 13 Jun 2011 , 6:59pm
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I, and a lot of other decorators here freeze cake layers. It can be for a week or 2 wks. or so or even over nite. I have frozen up to 3 months. and so have others . I take out the nite before i want to frost my cakes. Works great for me. I don,t put in fridge. Been told on here that can make your layers or finished cake dry. I believe what was said and stick to it. Leah_s on here says so and i believe her. She,s been at it for a long time and knows what she is talking about. Freezing layers makes them easier to frost and moist, etc. hth

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amygortoncakes Posted 14 Jun 2011 , 1:11am
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I too pop room temperature cakes into the freezer. Then when its time to decorate I level them still frozen because its so much easier. Frosting a frozen cake is not ideal...but they thaw amazingly fast.

If I bake and am using the cake within the next 24 hours I just leave it in the pan covered with saran wrap and store it back in the oven....just don't forget its in there icon_biggrin.gif

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