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Decorating By stephenssweettreats Updated 26 May 2009 , 4:41am by idjitmom

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stephenssweettreats Posted 25 May 2009 , 10:07pm
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How much ahead of time can you make a cake covered with fondant and it still be okay to eat?? I.E I have a graduation cake due Sat. at 6 but at the same time I have a family members baby shower at 4..

How many days in advance can make and decorate it???

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indydebi Posted 25 May 2009 , 10:19pm
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I made my 50th birthday cake on a weekend that I was spending 3 days feeding 150 college guys breakfast, lunch and dinner, so you can imagine the time crunch/restraint I was under. The top tier was left over and when I cut into it at home, the cake was 8 days old and was JUST STARTING to taste like a grocery store bakery cake.

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jammjenks Posted 25 May 2009 , 10:49pm
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I'd probably bake both cakes on Wednesday, decorate the fondant one on Thursday, and decorate the baby shower one on Friday.

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idjitmom Posted 26 May 2009 , 4:41am
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I've decorated cakes on Thu that were for Sun, & they were just fine even several days after that.

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