How Far Ahead Can I Make Cakes

Decorating By angelcakes11 Updated 4 Jul 2011 , 1:24pm by angelcakes11

angelcakes11 Posted 4 Jul 2011 , 12:54pm
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I have 2 cakes this weekend one is a 3d football covered in fondant and the other is a white velvet cake filled with buttercream. Since there is catering involved with one of the cake orders as well, I wanted to get the cakes out of the way so I can concentrate on the food part as that will take me longer to prepare. I don't want to freeze the cakes. How far ahead can I make them?

thanks

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kakeladi Posted 4 Jul 2011 , 1:20pm
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Without freezing them your best bet is to make them on Wed&/or Thursday for Sat p/u.
Get as much done ahead as you can. Prepare the boards and any details that will be added. Make the fondant and b'cream. These things can be done now.

leah_s Posted 4 Jul 2011 , 1:21pm
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Proper freezing will improve the texture, moistness and flavor of the cake. There's no reason not to freeze. If you freez, you can make it a couple of weeks ahead. Otherwise a couple of days.

angelcakes11 Posted 4 Jul 2011 , 1:24pm
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Thanks guys

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