Would It Be Safe To Not Refrig Strawberry Fill For 24 Hrs?

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mybestfriend Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 3:33pm
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I am making multiple cakes for a big event at my daugher's sorority house. I won't to fill the cakes with fresh strawberries that will be soaked in amaretto/sugar. I'll bake, fill and decorate this Saturday then drive the cakes down Sunday for the event that afternoon. I don't have the room to refrigerate all these cakes. What's the popular opinion......will the filling be ok for that amount of time or should I go with another option? Thanks!

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JoAnnB Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 7:37pm
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It would probably be 'safe' to eat, however, if the berries are not cooked, they probably will leak juices everywhere.

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kakeladi Posted 21 Aug 2008 , 9:23pm
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I've had a similar ? yrs ago and many people thought that once the cake was finished (iced) it was sealed and there should not be a problem w/spoilage.
Is there anywhere cool - like a basement - where you can store the cake until you leave? Then in the car, put on a coat if necessary and run the ac icon_smile.gif

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mybestfriend Posted 23 Aug 2008 , 3:31pm
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Thanks for the responses to my question. I've elected to go a safer route. I'll fill with strawberry jam mixed with a little buttercream. I'm in Florida and we have been in the midst of Tropical Storm Fay for a few days......things are calming down now, but I've been lucky and had no power outages, so didn't want to take any chances. Thanks again!

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