waggs Posted 6 Sep 2013 , 11:38pm
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AI'm making a cake for a surprise retirement party for my hubby. Making a NYC skyline cake, been making buildings for a loooooong time, while he's at work. Anyway, I made the cakes, 10, 8, and 6. Froze them, first time I have done that, a little nervous about it. I have to defrost the day before to torte, stack and decorate. I will not be there to transport it. Am very nervous that it will be too warm and the cake will to hold up to the transport. Any advice? Also, I am going to have to make the buttwrcream in advance. Can I freeze that also? Thank you in advance.

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waggs Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 12:12am
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ABump

auzzi Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 12:48am
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This is the cookie forum ...

waggs Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 12:50am
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AOops, sorry, didn't know there was a cookie forum. Lol. Sorry

jennicake Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 12:59am
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If you have space in your fridge to put the entire stacked cake before transporting it, should be ok!  I've used a center dowel in cases like that, just to be extra safe.  I know I drive really carefully when transporting a cake, but can't rely on others to do the same.

waggs Posted 7 Sep 2013 , 1:04am
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AThanks for the reply. I'm going to have to decorate the night before and leave out. That's making me really nervous. Maybe if I was transporting it I would feel better, but mydaughters are doing that. Ohhhhh

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