I just found this great site - I'm a newbie to cake decorating - and hope you can help!
I baked a lemon madeira cake yesterday for a party this Saturday (froze it last night - is overnight enough to defrost a cake and in or out of the fridge?). I wanted to fill it with lemon buttercream (I bought lemon curd, which contains no eggs or milk, just sugar, lemon extract, stabilizer, etc, to mix with normal buttercream) and then I want to cover it with white chocolate ganache.
If I do this on Wednesday, will it keep until Saturday out of the fridge? Because then I can spend Thursday night covering with fondant and decorate on Friday?
Hope to hear from you soon!
cake will last for about 3 days depending on where it is stored usually best to store in an airtight container but i think it would be better if you waited another day to defrost you dont want stale cake after all your hard work decorating do you.
Thanks! So best to defrost on Thursday then. Hope I get done in time - set myself the challenging task of a death star cake!