How Long In Advance

Decorating By denisenorth Updated 25 Jun 2012 , 10:03pm by kakeladi

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denisenorth Posted 25 Jun 2012 , 2:28pm
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Hi Im new to cake decorating, i have made a few wedding cakes in fruit cake, and am plain mud cake flavours with the fondant covering. I am wanting to venture a little bit and try doing a sponge and mud cake with a buttercream filling . My question is. How far in advance can i fondant cover a sponge cake with a buttercream filling for a wedding and would it be okay if its not refrigerated as im worried about the fondant getting wet on the top, What do people normally do. Thanks for your advise

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kakeladi Posted 25 Jun 2012 , 10:03pm
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Fondant should not get wet unless the cake is stored COLD, then removed to warm room temp - thus developing sweat.
In general, cakes can be made & covered in fondant up to 3 days ahead. Just remember, the longer you have it, the less time the customer will have for any leftover cake to be fresh/used.

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