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Hi, I have to make a 4 tier wedding cake in a week, I wanted to ask, first...When you freeze the cakes, do you do that AFTER they have settled? Do I bake, torte, crumb coat, let settle over night and then FREEZE? Im a little confused with the order I should do this to prevent bulging. My other question is , I am making the bottom tier a dummy cake because the bride wants that bigger cake look, but doesnt really need all that cake, anyway....can I decorate that tier now a week in advance and will it still look fresh and not dried out? I will be using fondant. This is my first wedding cake and I really want it to look nice. icon_smile.gif
post #2 of 4
the cakes will settle as they defrost. You can go as far as crumb coating before freezing if you want or you can fz after cooling.
post #3 of 4
It has been my experience that a dummy will look really good for longer than week. cover it with plastic or something until youre ready to use it.
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Thank you for all your help!
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