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Make a cake cool faster?

post #1 of 6
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Hello!

I am in cake-you-know-what....I have to decorate 3 cakes tonite and 1 still needs to be baked. Is there any way to make the cakes cool faster? I am afraid to put them in the fridge in case they begin to 'sweat', you know, build up condensation. As it is I have 2, 11X15 cakes that are still warm to the touch so I can't do anything at the moment. I need to carve these into a pyramid.

Any ideas or suggestions?

It's gonna be another late nite....
post #2 of 6
I recommend putting them under a fan.

Joe
post #3 of 6
Take a stand fan and turn it on them (make sure the fan blades are clean so that you don't blow dust on them)...and then invest in granite countertops ???..if I had a house and the money I would love to have granite countertops, my dad and step-ma have them and she says things cool down very fast when she sets hot items on the countertop.
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post #4 of 6
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I have a fan...but its buried in the garage!!! And I would love granite countertops but I'd have to sell a heckuva lotta cakes to pay for that!

Just these 3 more cakes and i'm done for the week...so close....
post #5 of 6
Anytime you have to carve, it is best to freeze your cakes. Then just carve, then let them come to room temp after you crumb coat.
post #6 of 6
I usually stick mine in the freezer if I need to cool it quickly. I'd be leary of putting a fan on it, because I would be afraid of it drying it out.

Also torting your cake will help cool it faster.
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