mvucic Posted 9 Jun 2012 , 10:22pm
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I just made a carrot cake whic I filled with cream cheese, covered in white chocolate ganache and then covered with fondant. How long can I keep it out of the fridge safely before its consumed?

Thanks!

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mvucic Posted 10 Jun 2012 , 12:04am
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Anyone? I really need an answer soon!

Thanks!

mcaulir Posted 10 Jun 2012 , 12:52am
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I believe cream cheese icing needs refrigeration, then can sit out for 4 hours before being consumed.

kelleym Posted 10 Jun 2012 , 12:52am
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Without knowing if your cream cheese filling is perishable or not, I would advise leaving it at room temperature no longer than two hours, in case it is potentially hazardous.

scp1127 Posted 10 Jun 2012 , 6:51am
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Food safety states that perishables may be out for 4 hours, then discard. Your HD would give you this information. We all stretch this in our personal lives, but for sales, this would be best way to stay away from a potential problem.

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