"the Night Before" Preparation

Decorating By gabby0318 Updated 7 Feb 2014 , 12:30pm by Crazy-Gray

gabby0318 Posted 7 Feb 2014 , 5:28am
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AWhat is your schedule like when getting a cake done for a Saturday/ Sunday? I usually bake Wednesday and freeze. Take them out Friday morning to thaw and crumb coat at night. Then leave everything until Saturday morning at 6am. I put fondant over cake and decorate te day of.

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Chellescakes Posted 7 Feb 2014 , 8:00am
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I bake anywhere from Sunday to Tuesday  depending on my schedule and when my family demands my attention. I don't freeze as I bake mudcakes and they are better left to mature. I just wrap them in glad wrap and leave them. I ganache Wednesday , fondant cover Thursday . Remaining decorating Friday.  Deliver or Pick up Saturday.

SweetShop5 Posted 7 Feb 2014 , 11:46am
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I usually bake on Friday and just keep the cake covered and do the crumb coat on the day the cake is needed for.

Crazy-Gray Posted 7 Feb 2014 , 12:30pm
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AI only bake cakes which are best matured too, that gives me a good 5-7 days decorating time, no point rushing if I can help it :-)

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