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A question about a recipe: Louisa's Cake

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I have a question about the recipe "Louisa's Cake" from Jennifer Wagner. Any opinion on making this cake a day ahead? Or would you recommend making this the day you're due to serve? Thanks!

asked by karahelena over 2 years ago

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added over 2 years ago

Looking at the ingredients, I would think that making the cake a day ahead would allow the (relatively mild) flavors to deepen. But it depends on whether you particularly like the texture on top of a freshly baked cake -- I do, but it matters less if you're also topping with some kind of frosting, whipped cream, etc. (It will tend to be a little softer/soggier if you let it sit overnight.) If the top texture doesn't matter too much to you, it probably would be ok to make the day before.

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added over 2 years ago

Totally fine to make ahead.

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