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I need to make a cake for a Saturday morning party. I will be making a pineapple butter cake, with a buttercream icing crumb coating, then covering the cake with fondant on Friday night. Should I keep it in the refrigerator over night?

Ashwini - from Middletown, CT

It is not necessary to refrigerate this cake overnight. The combination of buttercream and fondant will seal in the moistness of the cake – so you'll find it just perfect the next day! Fondant covered cakes can be stored at room temperature for 3-4 days.


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