Some days your cake doesn’t make it past the first day...other times it may last for a week! Whatever happens, we want to make sure your Ally & Eloise cake is fresh and flavorful every time you take a bite. Keep reading to learn how to store your cake!
Do I Need to Refrigerate My Cake?
Not all cakes have to be refrigerated. In fact, many cakes will do great sitting on your countertop for a few days! However, some cakes will stay freshest if kept in the fridge. Store your cake in the fridge if it contains:
If your cake is frosted with the below icings, it can be stored at room temperature or in the fridge. These frostings include a lot of butter, so if you choose to store it in the refrigerator, make sure to take it out 2-3 hours before your event to allow the frosting to soften up before serving.
The frosting on your cake can become too soft if kept in a warm place. So if you decide to skip the fridge, make sure you store it in a cool place that isn’t in the sunlight.
How Long Will My Cake Last?
Cakes stored out of the refrigerator should stay fresh for 4 to 5 days, and cakes stored in the fridge should stay fresh for 5 to 7 days.
Do I Need to Wrap My Cake?
If you haven’t cut into your cake yet, you don’t have to wrap the cake in plastic wrap. The frosting acts as a protective barrier and will help ensure the inside of your cake remains moist and tender.
How to Store Cut Cake
Once you cut your cake, it will likely lose some moisture and become dry. To keep your entire cake moist and tender, press a piece of plastic wrap onto the open side, directly against the cake.