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shazeroo
11-03-2010, 06:45 PM
Just wondering how long cupcakes last in an airtight container. Does the buttercream frosting go hard/soft after some time.

sharon

Daesul
11-03-2010, 06:57 PM
They never last long enough in our house to find out!

Seriously though, they'd probably be getting past their best after about 3 days.

greannancrafts
11-03-2010, 07:23 PM
Most of the cup cake makers I meet at Farmers Markets, will make fresh everyday for each market, some varieties they may sell the next day.

I guess it depends on whether you are selling them or not?

Jane

indri
11-03-2010, 10:26 PM
in my house less than a day! :D Butter icing will harden over time. I made my daughters christening cake and covered it with buttercream. That was nearly a week ago that it was made and iced. There are a few pieces left and the buttercream is a little more solid than it was when it was fresh - but it's also been cold and I used proper unsalted butter in it.

littlemisssew
14-03-2010, 08:25 PM
Whatever you do, make sure you seal them properly in an airtight container. Otherwise the buttercream will go hard in just a few hours. Not good!