Making Cake Three Days Ahead

Decorating By susaneholcomb Updated 5 Aug 2009 , 9:23pm by brincess_b

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susaneholcomb Posted 5 Aug 2009 , 9:16pm
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I have a cake order for a tiered cake, but I will be out of town the week they want to pick up the cake. My question is:

1. the cake will be covered in fondant, if I bake and decorate on Sunday will it still be fresh enough for party on that wednesday?

2. Can you put a fondant covered cake in the fridge?

I dont want to turn down the order, but with me leaving on monday i have never done one so many days in advance. This may be done all the time, but not sure.

thanks for your advice.

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brincess_b Posted 5 Aug 2009 , 9:23pm
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1) if you have a good recipe, yes it should last.

2) why do you need to refridgerate? im not a fan personally (you can get problems with condensation), unless it has some sort of filling that needs refridgeration - and then you would need to make sure the customer has enough space, in a fridge without smelly foods incase it absorbed the flavour.

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