Canned Cream Cheese Frosting Shelf Stable?

Decorating By JCE62108 Updated 13 Sep 2010 , 2:42am by JCE62108

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JCE62108 Posted 12 Sep 2010 , 10:05pm
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I am going shopping, like, right now. I was hoping I could get a quick answer. I tried searching through the forums, as Im sure people have asked this before, but I couldnt find anything.

I need a cream cheese filling for a fondant cake for this weekend. I usually use my white chocolate cream cheese recipe, but honestly I REALLY dont like the way it tastes. Its just weird. I was hoping to get an actual cream cheese frosting for this cake that can sit out for a few days.

On the cans, it usually says to refridergate after opening, but I wonder if it will actually go bad? Or if that is just for the consistency to stay correct? I worked at a grocery store that said the cream cheese icing had to be refridgerated, but that was only so it wouldnt melt off the I didnt know if maybe these are the same.

Can someone tell me with CERTAINTY if these canned cream cheese frostings can sit out? Thanks!

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hsmomma Posted 12 Sep 2010 , 11:47pm
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Yes, they can sit out. There should be no dairy in them...look at the ingredients to me sure. Many people frost cookies with them and don't refridg. cookies afterwards. Have fun!

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JCE62108 Posted 13 Sep 2010 , 2:42am
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Thank you! I think the can did say it contained milk ingrediants...but Ill have to look at it again. I had to leave since I didnt get any responses from anyone in time, and I just bought a can anyway. I had to leave half my groceries in the car, though because it was pouring outside! Ill take a look tomorrow. Thank you!

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