Using Double Cream As Frosting

Decorating By Lindsay29 Updated 19 Dec 2014 , 2:57am by Natka81

Lindsay29 Posted 18 Dec 2014 , 5:05pm
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Ahi all. I need adviceI baked chocolate cupcakes earlnier, for the frosting I used icing sugar, chocolate and double creamdoes this need refrigeration and how long will it last as its for my sons bday party Saturday xx

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winniemog Posted 19 Dec 2014 , 2:50am
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ADepending on your icing recipe, you most likely will need to refrigerate these cupcakes. I hope they've been in the fridge for the last 10 hours! I can't tell you whether they will last till your son's birthday. I always bake cupcakes very last minute - the last 24 hours at most as they really go stale quickly. However, I don't know your recipe etc, you'll have to try them for yourself. I know it's not what you want to hear, but if they have a lot of cream in the icing (and it's not a ganache) and you haven't had them in the fridge, I would throw them out and start over. You don't want to make people sick!

Natka81 Posted 19 Dec 2014 , 2:57am
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Awhat's the proportion of ingredients did you use? If most of it is heavy cream it needs to be refrigerated

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