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Dec 24, 2006 11:41 PM

Help! Do I need to put this cake in the fridge?

I made a chocolate cake with a chocolate sour cream frosting for my husband's birthday which is tomorrow, Christmas Day. Do I need to store it in the fridge or can anything icky happen to it on the counter? It is a Maida Heatter frosting recipe and she doesn't say anything in her book about storing it but it is only melted chocolate and sour cream with a bit of salt and vanilla. Can anyone help me out on this?

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  1. I would refrigerate it-

    1. Keep it in the refrigerator overnight and bring it out about 45 minutes in advance of serving to bring it up to temp.

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      1. re: JudiAU

        thanks. that is what I did. I am going to take it out pretty soon (my kids woke up at 7 ready for daddy's cake).