Caring For Buttercream

Decorating By katel Updated 24 Feb 2012 , 11:37pm by inspiredbymom

katel Posted 24 Feb 2012 , 10:23pm
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i bought some premade buttercream in a huge bucket. once opened, should i refrigerate it? it has a really tight seal but i'm not sure what to do?

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CWR41 Posted 24 Feb 2012 , 11:08pm
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Read the expiration date on the label or call the place you bought it from.

You can usually leave it out at room temperature until the expiration date.

trebakes Posted 24 Feb 2012 , 11:34pm
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I usually buy the Wilton 4.5 lb tub and leave it on the counter.

inspiredbymom Posted 24 Feb 2012 , 11:37pm
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My SIL bought a bucket once. She froze it in smaller packages. Once open, I don't know how long it will last at room temperature. I would def. call about it. Most manufacturer exp. dates are for unopened items. Once the seal is broken it may not last as long.

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