So this weekend I made my son a Ben 10 cake for his birthday. It was a 9x13 cake with a small 6 inch round on top for the watch. I baked the first set of 9x13's and cooled them. Was going to ice them, but thought first I would bake the small 6 inch rounds. Thank God, because then I realized that the expiration date on the buttercream was 2 weeks ago!!
Thankfully, I always keep powdered buttercream in the house. Rebaked my 9x 13's. Baked my 6 inch rounds and then stayed up till 2:30 putting it all together. Was all worth it when I saw the look on my Ben 10 obsessed Little Guy's face this morning and at his party.
What I will take away from this is to ALWAYS check expiration dates BEFORE baking and even BEFORE making my shopping list!
I must be missing something....
Why did you have to rebake the cake layers, if the b/c had an expired best by date?
I was just about to ask the same thing.
Also, what's powdered buttercream?
Did you mean buttermilk?
I think she means buttermilk, and that she baked the big cake with expired buttermilk and that's why she had to re-bake, using powdered buttermilk.
aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhh by George I think you've got it! lol