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Cupcakes which will stay fresh until Sunday?

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MollyBerry Thu 27-Jun-13 18:30:21

What can I bake now that will stay fresh from today (Thursday) until Sunday? Do I ice now or wait until then? I have no time really until then that's why I'd prefer to do it now if possible.

Fedupnagging Thu 27-Jun-13 18:40:15

Do you have a freezer? You could make both the cupcakes and buttercream today and freeze them then ice first thing Sunday morning - neither take long to defrost.

Although, you could just freeze the cupcakes and keep the icing in the fridge.

Hope this helps.

silver28 Thu 27-Jun-13 18:45:08

Yes I'd just freeze them and keep icing in fridge.

MollyBerry Thu 27-Jun-13 20:14:23

Thats the issue, no freezer sad

fanjobiscuits Thu 27-Jun-13 20:19:35

Hmmm.. Fruit cake would keep, could you do mini cupcake sized ones?

fanjobiscuits Thu 27-Jun-13 20:26:11

Or something with lots of alcohol in? Rum baba style cakes? Otherwise am thinking of no cupcake like stuff - brownies, meringues etc.

MollyBerry Thu 27-Jun-13 20:59:49

Ohh I could od fruitcake but I've never let anyone that likes it.

Essentially it's a friend's party and I have just mastered the cupcake icing swirl and <whispers> I want to show off

Maggie111 Thu 27-Jun-13 21:56:15

I'd make chocolate brownies - then do a fancy cream cheese swirl on top of each squarre if you like. Cake wont keep well till Sunday

Something like this, but less fancy...

mamababa Thu 27-Jun-13 22:00:56

Try googling a recipe that uses veg oil rather than butter or marg.

fanjobiscuits Fri 28-Jun-13 00:14:23

Could you buy the cakes then decorate yourself - or team up with someone else?

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