How Far In Advance?

Decorating By easttxgirl Updated 14 Aug 2010 , 2:16pm by kakeladi

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easttxgirl Posted 14 Aug 2010 , 1:23pm
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I have to do 3 cakes for next weekend. One is a 3 tier wedding cake. I baked last weekend and froze them. My question is how far in advance can I thaw, ice and start assembling? I'm a newbie btw

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leah_s Posted 14 Aug 2010 , 1:26pm
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For a Saturday wedding, here's my schedule:
Thursday, pull layers from freezer, fill, wrap, weight and let settle.
Friday ice and decorate, sometimes stack.
Saturday, deliver.

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kakeladi Posted 14 Aug 2010 , 2:16pm
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Yeah, I mostly agree w/Leah. Lots of times I'll transfer layers from fzr to frig overnight on Wed. It does depend a bit on how big the layers are. A 16"er takes longer to defrost completely than say an 8"er.

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