Storage Of Fondant Covered Cakes

Decorating By searchermd Updated 4 Jun 2008 , 10:23am by Texas_Rose

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searchermd Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 10:16am
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I am fairly new to this and will be making a stacked wedding cake in two weeks.
They will be fondant covered cakes with a layer of buttercream filling.
I have no problem withthe construction but on with the storage.
Does anyone have a suggestion on how to best store this type of cake before the wedding? I will be assembling it on Friday for a 6pm wedding on Saturday.
I have seem many answers but they are never the same and I am a bit confused.
Some say the cake must be kept in the refrigerator because of the buttercream. Others say a fondant covered cake cannot be kept int he refirgerator becaust it will absorb the moisture. Help!! what would be the best way to do this?
Thanks in advance!!!!

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Texas_Rose Posted 4 Jun 2008 , 10:23am
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Buttercream made with milk can sit out. Buttercream made with cream has to be kept in the fridge.

Personally, I don't refrigerate fondant-covered cakes, and I always make them the day before I need them. Just be sure it's not too warm or humid where you're keeping the cake.

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