Norasmom Posted 10 Sep 2013 , 7:50pm
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I usually bake cakes the day before, but this time I froze the layers and wrapped them in saran wrap.  Should I defrost them with or without the saran wrap on them?  

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waggs Posted 10 Sep 2013 , 8:01pm
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AI would like to know that too. I froze them for the first time. Also, how long do you defrost before you torte and fill them?

Norasmom Posted 10 Sep 2013 , 8:13pm
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Okay, I found this link.  Seems I am not out of line in my confusion, because it's done both ways..

I am going to leave mine wrapped, will be decorating tomorrow and delivering Thursday.

 

http://cakecentral.com/t/648431/thawing-a-frozen-cake

cakeyouverymuch Posted 10 Sep 2013 , 8:15pm
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Defrost with the saran wrap so that any condensation collects on the wrap and not on the cake.

 

As to how long, this will depend on the kind cake and on the size/thickness.

Norasmom Posted 10 Sep 2013 , 8:17pm
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Here's another link:  

http://cakecentral.com/t/605062/defrosting-cake-condensation-forms-under-saran-wrap-huh/15

 

 

I am defrosting 14" cakes, they are taking awhile.

NJsugarmama Posted 11 Sep 2013 , 3:39am
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How perfect is the timing for this thread?!?! I'm just about to go take my layers out of the freezer. 

 

Thanks norasmom for the link:)

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