Need a cake cover, but should not become hard. URGENT!

I need to make a baby shower cake. Although I don't know what to use for the covering. What is best to use for not getting it dry or hard? Should I use fondant or buttercream? Will it have an effect is it goes into the fridge? Thank You.

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Jun 20, 2010
by: Kelly

I agree with the other 2 ladies.

I don't freeze mine. I make cakes thru the yr for my cousin. Sometimes they leave the cakes out for 3-4 days BEFORE they cut them.
[during WINTER!!!!]
And as long as there's a thick layer of buttercream, they are ok.
The colors on the icing also darken as it sits.

I wouldn't leave it out for days during the hot part of the year.

May 14, 2010
I agree
by: nancy again

I agree with Jane and the butter cream is more tasty than the fondant. you can make lots of cute fondant decores to put on the cake. you will be okay with covering it and putting in frig. Nancy of CA

May 14, 2010
Urgent cake covering
by: Jane

I agree with the other comment. If you keep it tighty covered you can do either. I prefer to use Buttercream as a base because it tastes better and then decorate with fondant. Feel free to email me if you have any questions. We have all been there!

May 13, 2010
cake cover
by: nancy of ca

I have a plastic cake cover with plate, I bought it at walmart for five bucks. THE HANDLES LOCK IT TIGHT.I cover my fondant cakes and have even put them into the freezer for a couple of days before the party. I take them out and let them thaw out in the cake cover and all is just great. The cakes are always nice and moist. The regular buttercream frosting cakes I put into the same thing and just put them in the frig till time to deliver. Always good and fresh. I have bought a box for cake and that works pretty good also. Just keep them sealed good. Hope this works. Nancy of CA

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