Freeze A Decorated Buttercream Cake?

Decorating By taxi4two Updated 17 Nov 2009 , 4:16pm by jammjenks

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taxi4two Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 3:48pm
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I have a bridal cake and a grooms cake that need to trave 8 hours to their destination. The decorations are fairly simple but they are buttercream. I will not be doing the transporting so I want to make this as hassle free as possible but I'm unsure how to do this or if you even can. Has anyone done this? All help is appreciated. Oh, they are sheet cakes so no bigger than 12 x 18.

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prterrell Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 4:05pm
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Yes, you can freeze an already decorated BC cake. Put the cakes in the cake boxes and wrap in plastic wrap and then in foil. Make sure they know to unwrap and de-box before unthawing.


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jammjenks Posted 17 Nov 2009 , 4:16pm
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I am not understanding your need to freeze? Is it because cold cakes travel better? If so, by the time it travels 8 hrs. it should be pretty much thawed.

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