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Can you fill and cover a red velvet cake with cream cheese icing THEN put fondant over the whole cake? If so, do I then have to refrigerate it? How long will it be alright for if left out of the fridge?

GREER - from AUCKLAND, NZ, NEW ZEALAND

Since the icing is cream cheese it would be safer to leave the cake in the refrigerator. Although we do not recommend placing your fondant covered cake in the refrigerator, you can make you cake 1-2 days in advance and keep it refrigerated. You might get some condensation on the outside of your cake but it will still work just as well. 


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