How Many Days Before The Wedding Can I Frost The Cake?

Decorating By PeanutButterQueen Updated 18 Oct 2011 , 2:39pm by CWR41

PeanutButterQueen Posted 18 Oct 2011 , 12:17pm
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Hi guys. I am sorry if this question has been asked before. For a grooms cake (flat helmet cake that I am going to do star-tip decorating technique) how many days before a Saturday wedding can I start decorating it?
side note: I have 300 cupcakes to decorate and I am waiting until Friday to decorate those....so I wanted to see if Thursday would be OK to decorate the helmet cake? I just don't want it to get dried out.

THANK YOU!

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RetiredNavyChief Posted 18 Oct 2011 , 2:18pm
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I usually start 3 days before, if its refridgerated it will stay fresh

CWR41 Posted 18 Oct 2011 , 2:39pm
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Once the icing is applied, it's fine at room temperature. The air can't get to the cake to dry it out. Refrigerating can cause cake to dry out.

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