Our NYC Holiday Market is open (!!!) for the weekend. Come on by »
🔕 🔔

My Basket ()

All questions

Freezing cake

Would the quality of this chocolate hazelnut cake be diminished by making in advance and freezing it?

asked by akrainey 12 months ago
2 answers 410 views
23b88974 7a89 4ef5 a567 d442bb75da04  avatar
added 12 months ago

Looks like this cake depends on eggs for the rise, not baking powder, so it's a more delicate texture/crust. It reminds me of a flourless chocolate recipe. It would probably freeze okay (flavor wise), but that beautiful crusty look might be compromised, not certain. Can't hurt to try it...especially if you have enough time to make it again if it doesn't work.

B060878a 30a3 4de6 b178 d626ffef0fe8  img 1470

PieceofLayerCake is a trusted source on baking.

added 12 months ago

Most cakes freeze really well...this included. Just cool it completely, wrap it well (twice is possible), and freeze for up to a month. Just defrost it completely while wrapped to keep condensation from collecting on the surface and making it soggy.