Fondant Help!

Decorating By luckemara Updated 18 Jul 2008 , 3:06am by Sugarflowers

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luckemara Posted 17 Jul 2008 , 8:26pm
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Hi, I have a dilemma. I am making an anniversary cake for my friend's parents party which is next saturday. I am going on vacation this saturday until next saturday. The scheduling was unavoidable and I am wondering, can I make a satin ice fondant covered cake and store it is a refrigerator for a week or will the cake become dry and the fondant hard? Anyone with experience with this? I would rather not have to leave my vacation early if I dont have to. Thank you so much in advance for all your help!

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Sugarflowers Posted 18 Jul 2008 , 3:06am
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It would probably be better to freeze the cake rather than refrigerate it. Refrigeration causes starches to crystallize making cakes, breads, etc., stale more quickly. Also, the refrigeration would probably ruin the fondant. The humidity levels in a fridge are quite high and that's murder on fondant.

This is just my opinion. Maybe someone else has a better idea.


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