eava Posted 8 Sep 2012 , 2:19am
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I am making my first stacked cake for my daughter's birthday party and I'm trying to make sure I have enough time to get it done. I work full time so I have only a few hours after she goes to sleep to do everything. I was thinking of baking the cakes on Wednesday night, filling and frosting them on Thursday, chilling them overnight and covering them with fondant and decorating Friday night so I don't have to do anything the day of the party. I dont have the freezer space to freeze the undecorated cakes and I don't want the cake to be stale come the party. Is baking Wednesday night for Saturday too far ahead of time?

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Heather_bakes Posted 8 Sep 2012 , 3:47am
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it depends a lot on the recipe you use. I would try to knock a day off of that schedule if you can. I think cakes last really well iced and covered in fondant but you plan to leave it 24 hours without icing or fondant. If you can I would bake Thursday night, wrap in it saran wrap on Friday morning and then ice and decorate Friday night. If not, at least wrap it up on Thursday morning.

julzs71 Posted 8 Sep 2012 , 5:55am
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I thimk it's fine. My cakes get better with time.

rosech Posted 8 Sep 2012 , 3:38pm
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Wednesday will be fine. As long as u wrap when cool.

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