Frozen Cake And Cold Butter Cream Melted My Fondant

Baking By bakencake Updated 23 Mar 2011 , 9:48pm by cathyscakes

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bakencake Posted 23 Mar 2011 , 9:28pm
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I froze my cakes like have seen everyone do then i put smb on top. cooled it, then while still cold i tried to put fondant but the condensation from the smb coming to room temp was melting my fondant. my question is why do i see and hear people put their butter cream covered cake in the fridge to cool up then put fondant on it but never hear of this.

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Mfattore Posted 23 Mar 2011 , 9:44pm
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Is your kitchen very warm? As opposed to room temp? Alternately is your fridge extra cold? I have never had this problem.

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cathyscakes Posted 23 Mar 2011 , 9:48pm
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Some do chill their cakes and others don't. I like to put fondant on a cooled cake, not frozen though. I ice my cake after its completely thawed. I haven't noticed any meltling, so I'm not sure what is going on. I use a 1/2 butter, 1/2 shortening based buttercream.

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