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trim cake or not before freezing?

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Double Gloucester Jun 8, 2010 01:27 PM

I just baked a genoise that I would like to store in the freezer for about one week. Should I trim the crusts before freezing or after thawing. Or is it likely not to matter much? Thanks!

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  1. chowser RE: Double Gloucester Jun 8, 2010 02:56 PM

    I'd leave it on in the freezer. If it does absorb flavor or lose quality, it'll be the edges that will go first and you'll trim that part off, instead of the good cake part.

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      bushwickgirl RE: chowser Jun 8, 2010 03:12 PM

      Ditto.

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        Double Gloucester RE: bushwickgirl Jun 8, 2010 05:25 PM

        That makes a lot of sense. Thanks!

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