Freezing A Cake

Baking By ellimak13 Updated 6 days ago by kakeladi

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ellimak13 Posted 6 days ago
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Hi, 

If I plan to freeze my cake days before my order... when baking should I allow my cake time to cool or should I just put it in the freezer . I've heard that putting in the freezer after out of the oven retains moisture , and I've heard that I should allow it to sit out to cool then wrap and freeze . I'm not sure what's the best method . 


Thank you 

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WyMommy Posted 6 days ago
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I personally let it cool enough so it won't break and tear then wrap in shrink wrap and freeze it. I have done a hot cake if the day is over and I am tired! Honestly no different to me! I really strive to make moist cakes from the baking beginning.  It is a tough call! 

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kakeladi Posted 6 days ago
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I prefer to cool the cakes at least 10-20 minutes before fzing.  That makes them easier to handle.   Turned right out of the pan onto plastic wrap does not give you a level cake (often).   Usually I'm baking up many layers and it takes time to take them out of the oven, level them to the pan heigth, & turn them out so by the time I have done that w/all of them the 1st ones have cooled enough to handle/wrap up.   You really don't loose that much moisture by waiting and fz'ing  spreads the moisture throughout the cake making them very moist.   

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