Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding baking.
All cakes should be covered to keep them fresh. Plain cakes keep well in a ventilated cake tin or bread box for several days. Cakes with whipped cream or cream filling should be refrigerated until served.
Yes, unfrosted or butter frosted cakes may be wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen for up to 2 weeks. For a soft frosting, freeze cake unwrapped for several minutes, then as soon as top is firm, cover with plastic wrap.
All baked goods should be thawed at room temperature. The time required for thawing depends on the type of product: usually 3 to 4 hours. Pies with fruit fillings require a longer period of time to thaw than those filled with whipped cream or cream fillings.