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Can I freeze a cake once it has been coated with sugar syrup?

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I have a recipe from Amanda Hesser that calls for soaking a vanilla pound cake in a sugar/water/vanilla syrup. I'd like to make it and freeze it. Do you think it will work?

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  1. It's best not to. The glaze will break down and become watery when it's defrosted.

    1. Do the glaze after defrosting.