Archive | May, 2012

How to Defrost a Wedding Cake

29 May

Friends said it couldn’t be done.  They said, “Get a back-up cake just in case…”  We heard horror stories of buttercream frosting falling off in clumps, cake that tastes like cardboard, and bone-dry cake.

Determined to eat and enjoy our wedding cake top on our one-year anniversary, I Googled methods for defrosting the cake after a year of deep freeze, and not surprisingly, I found several different “fool-proof” methods.

I personally think it’s all in how you wrap it on your wedding day.  To my bride-to-be friends, think about assigning this task to a bridesmaid or nice aunt!  Here’s what worked for us.

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