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Hi Nancy, I was wondering if I can put buttercream frosting and then the fondant over my pre-made frozen cakes or do they have to thaw completely first?I wasn't sure if condensation may form underneath.

Sue - from China Twp, MI

Sue, you should thaw your cakes before icing and covering in fondant. There is a chance that the icing or fondant could crack as the cake thaws out, so it's best to wait until the cake is only slightly cool or at room temperature before beginning to ice.


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