Level A Cake Before Or After Freezing?

Decorating By DebinD Updated 23 Sep 2013 , 10:45pm by iseesmith

DebinD Posted 21 Sep 2013 , 6:26pm
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ATitle basically says it all. I used the nails that usually work to keep my cake levels, but not this time. Not sure if it is a different recipe or different oven as I moved and now have a gas oven. Either way - it is hump day. So do I freeze then level?

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CakeGeekUk Posted 21 Sep 2013 , 7:07pm
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hi DebinD, what a bummer.  I would definitely freeze uncut, and just level them when defrosted. Hope you get your oven sorted out.

DebinD Posted 22 Sep 2013 , 1:48am
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AThanks. After I flipped them over to cool things look much better. Fingers crossed!

JaeRodriguez Posted 22 Sep 2013 , 5:11pm
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AI've done it both ways, I actually like to level and then freeze but either works!

iseesmith Posted 23 Sep 2013 , 10:45pm
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AI always torte and level after freezing. I make scratch cakes and find that chocolate is pretty much ready right out of the freezer. Other flavors tend to need about 10-15 minutes of defrost time.

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