can i bake a chocolate cake the night before? cake, night before

  • Posted by: Momo
  • September 23, 2014
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boulangere September 23, 2014
A cake should always be baked at least 24 hours before it's going to be iced and served. You can turn a cake out of its pan to cool within about 15 minutes of coming out of the oven. Once it is COMPLETELY cool, double-wrap it with good quality plastic wrap, and hold it at room temperature. Alternatively, bake it several days in advance and freeze it. Transfer it to room temperature about 12 hours before you plan to ice and serve it.
 
Momo September 23, 2014
Thanks mrslarkin and Susan W for your answers, I am heading straight to my kitchen!
 
Momo September 23, 2014
Thanks! how can I store it so it won't dry out?
 
Susan W. September 23, 2014
I like to let them cool completely and then wrap well with plastic wrap.
 

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mrslarkin September 23, 2014
Sure. I usually do.
 
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