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I have decorated a cake with whipped cream today but the recipient can't pick it up till tomorrow. Will it keep?

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redandyellowbits Tue 08-Jul-14 14:18:57

It's the first time I have used whipped cream and it's not been easy!

It's got jam inside and whipped cream & strawberries on outside plus a fondant declaration.

If it stays in the fridge overnight will it keep?

MrsWinnibago Tue 08-Jul-14 16:05:49

Well it will but it won't be as nice. Cream is always best eaten on the day it was whipped. However it WILL still be edible.

PenelopeGarciasCrazyHair Tue 08-Jul-14 16:16:35

Definitely make sure you cover it if possible so that it doesn't pick up flavours from other stuff in the fridge. Will it fit in a sealed box or tin?

redandyellowbits Tue 08-Jul-14 20:28:08

Thanks - I am a bit gutted because I think the cream will go a little 'flat'. I have stored it in a cake box, fingers crossed its ok tomorrow.

TreacleMoon123 Thu 10-Jul-14 20:23:51

It needs to be stored in the fridge but this could cause your fondant to 'sweat'. I generally try and avoid fresh cream at all costs.

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