Fresh Fruit As Filling In A Cake

Decorating By esq1031 Updated 8 Dec 2011 , 6:20pm by bmarlow001

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esq1031 Posted 8 Dec 2011 , 1:18pm
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I am doing a cake for my niece's first birthday for this Sunday and my sister wants fresh fruit in the cake. Will this hold up if I am making the cake on Saturday and stacking it and covering it ganache/fondant that day as well?


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AnnieCahill Posted 8 Dec 2011 , 1:43pm
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I would definitely refrigerate it, and bring it out about an hour before you intend to serve it.


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MimiFix Posted 8 Dec 2011 , 5:59pm
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My only other suggestion: if the fruit tends to weep or has a very high water content, spread a thin layer of buttercream, jam, or ganache before adding the fruit.

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bmarlow001 Posted 8 Dec 2011 , 6:20pm
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I always put a layer of whipped icing down before I put on fresh fruit so it doesn't make the cake all soggy and plus, whipped icing is yummy with fresh fruit!

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