help for a first time cake maker?
Should I refrigerate or freeze the cake before decorating?
From the editor:
Some people like to freeze cakes before decorating, but it can affect the texture and flavor of the cake adversely.
Here are my top tips for a beautiful decorated cake:
1. Bake the cake two days before you plan to serve it.
2. After baking and cooling the cake completely, refrigerate for an hour, split into layers (tort) fill between the layers.
3. Add a crumb coat and refrigerate overnight.
Now you're ready to decorate!
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