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Storing sponge cake

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purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 14:45:08

Boring question alert. I’m making a cake for DDs birthday tomorrow. It’s a basic chocolate sponge that I’m going to sandwich with cream and jam. No fondant etc, she wants cream and fresh strawberries in top instead (yum!).

I was planning on doing the sponge this afternoon and the cream, jam and strawberry bits tomorrow. How is it best to store the cake overnight? In the fridge or in cake box at room temp?

How is it best to store sponge cake overnight - fridge or cake box at room temp?

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Ellmau Sat 31-Oct-20 14:51:04

In an airtight container in cupboard.

Put in fridge when cream has been added as it's real cream.

purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 15:24:27

Thanks Ellmau

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purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 16:48:29

Yikes. Realised too late but I’m not sure my flour looks right. Are these just bits of wheat? They’re not moving or anything so not convinced they are mites or weevils. But I don’t think my flour normally looks like this.

Cake is already in the oven confused Do you think it’s ok to eat?

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purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 16:49:12

Oops, pics

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dementedpixie Sat 31-Oct-20 16:50:41

They don't look bug like. What flour is it?

purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 16:51:26

Just plain flour

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purplemunkey Sat 31-Oct-20 16:54:32

Plain white flour

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laughoutquiet Sat 31-Oct-20 17:14:50

Shouldn't be anything in plain white flour! You haven't mixed any whole meal or anything in? I've only seen weavils once and they were moving confused

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