Now I Really Don't Know What To Do....

Decorating By tullicious Updated 19 May 2011 , 2:13pm by CAKESABC

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tullicious Posted 19 May 2011 , 1:19pm
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I have been making cakes for awhile now, but I don't do many that need to be refrigerated. I have a cake I'm delivering tomorrow that's for a party on Saturday. It's a cream cheese frosting cake that has a strawberries and cream filling that needs to go in the fridge. I need to put a cross and a bunch of flowers on the top. I was going to do them in gumpaste or mmf, but I'm afraid what will happen to the decorations by Saturday. Please help.... Thanks!!!

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JourneyTowardConfection Posted 19 May 2011 , 1:25pm
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I put a MMF covered cake in the fridge for the first time a couple weeks ago because it had a cream cheese filling. The advice I found on CC said to wrap it in a plastic bag before placing it in the fridge and then remove it from the fridge a couple hours before you need it but KEEP IT IN THE BAG. That will help keep condensation from forming and ruining your finish. I did exactly that, and my cake came out perfectly! No stickiness at all!

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bakencake Posted 19 May 2011 , 1:35pm
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Im not really sure but i think i read somewhere here that the acid in the cream cheese melts fondant so be careful and ask about this issue. i know they also have a recipe for faux cream cheese in the recipe section.

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tullicious Posted 19 May 2011 , 1:58pm
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so let me ask this.... if i do a cake with cream cheese frosting and fresh strawberries in the middle, it does for sure need to be refrigerated, right? i appreciate any and all advice. i really get frustrated when i'm not sure what i'm doing. icon_confused.gif

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CAKESABC Posted 19 May 2011 , 2:13pm
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yes, it definately will need to be refrigerated.

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