Shipping Cakes Or Pies

Decorating By colababy Updated 3 Feb 2012 , 1:30pm by scp1127

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colababy Posted 3 Feb 2012 , 3:28am
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Can anyone tell me how to wrapped a cake and shipped it out to a customer? My cousin wanted me to make her a cake and shipped it to another state. How would I do that and what shipping place would I used. Fed, UPS or what method. Would I freeze that cake first and how would I wrap it,for it won't get damage. Help.

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petiterouge42 Posted 3 Feb 2012 , 4:23am
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Honestly, I know this is not the answer you want, but I wouldn't ship it. Cupcakes are hard enough to ship undamaged, a cake is near impossible. Unless you do airport to airport shipping; ground transportation shipping companies just do not handle packages with enough care to not damage your cake. Unless it is a plain, undecorated, frozen cake (which if it's just that they can get it locally).

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scp1127 Posted 3 Feb 2012 , 1:30pm
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You can refer to the FDA site for the required temps. The cake, if any part is perishable, must maintain the temp through the entire trip. Weather plays a part.

Many types of cakes are shipped by the thousands every day. Most of these places have specialty containers custom made for their cakes. This is how they are protected.

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