How Long Will Buttercream Last?

Baking By snowdaisy822 Updated 12 Jun 2011 , 4:50pm by macie2011

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snowdaisy822 Posted 12 Jun 2011 , 4:42pm
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I am opening my business and one thing I was thinking about making large quantities of my buttercream, then just warming and whipping it up when I needed to frost the cupcakes. This would help a lot. How long does buttercream last in the fridge? I am planning on using real butter in my buttercream.

How about cream cheese frosting?

Do you think this would work or would I be better off making it fresh each day? I'm just trying to think of ways to save time. Thank you!

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macie2011 Posted 12 Jun 2011 , 4:50pm
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Buttercream will last about 2 weeks.
I'm not sure about cream cheese.
And it depends on how many cakes you are planning to do each day.

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