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How far in advance can I make cupcakes?

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Mckayz Sun 16-Jun-13 08:32:13

It is DD's 1st birthday on Thursday and I am making some cupcakes. How far in advance can I make them?

Today would be ideal but I think even in a airtight container they won't be great for Thurs?

I have what feels like a million cakes to make this week.

StealthPolarBear Sun 16-Jun-13 08:33:07

Sorry but id go for thursday ideally.

Mckayz Sun 16-Jun-13 08:38:08

I can't make them on Thursday.

I think I am going to give up ever making cakes again.

desperateforaholiday Sun 16-Jun-13 08:41:06

You can freeze un iced cakes, ive never done it so don't know what they turn out like once defrosted. Or make them Wednesday night?

blueberryboybait Sun 16-Jun-13 08:42:11

You could make them wednesday and ice them, they will be fine for thursday.

StealthPolarBear Sun 16-Jun-13 08:42:45

They freeze ok but arent really tbe same

PoppyWearer Sun 16-Jun-13 08:44:32

For the future - get a cake pop machine.

Cake pop balls freeze and defrost brilliantly. They can be popped into small cake cases and passed off as mini cupcakes if needed.

Mckayz Sun 16-Jun-13 08:44:46

I should be able to do them Wednesday with any luck!

barkingtreefrog Sun 16-Jun-13 08:56:56

I made all the cupcakes for my brother's wedding in advance and froze them. They tasted absolutely fine. No way I'd have been able to make 180 cupcakes the day before!!!!

ILikeToClean Sun 16-Jun-13 11:24:31

Freeze them (un-iced) they'll taste as fresh as if you'd just baked them, I do it all the time.

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