Urgent…. Which TCB cakes keep well in a chiller?
Posted: 02 November 2008 04:24 AM   [ Ignore ]
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Hi… i’d like to know which of the TCB cakes last the longest in a display chiller…. so far i’ve only tried a few recipes ... unfortunately i just don’t have time to try them all before things get started…. does anyone know?

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Posted: 02 November 2008 06:32 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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Most of them are fine - you will want to watch the ones that aren’t covered with icing (the chiffon cakes) that don’t dry out or absorb too much humidity. It might depend on whether your case is completely closed (sliding doors at the back or is open from the back).  One of the gourmet stores I sell through has to keep some things under domes in their display case.  Every so often, they have trouble with chocolate glaze cracking and I’m sure that has to do with the ambient temp (the back of their case is open).  How often are you filling the case? (Daily? Every other day or every third day?)

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Posted: 02 November 2008 09:57 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Thanks!
i think it is a sliding door…. i had to send in a pricing yesterday….i stuck to the ones which said refrigerator for 7 days….

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Posted: 03 November 2008 09:59 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Near the begining of TCB there is a section with lists of special characteristics- check out the ones that are better made ahead, like genoise, charlotte, golden grand marnier cake, etc.

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Posted: 08 November 2008 07:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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The genoise type cakes that are moistened with syrup seem to hold up the best for the longest amount of time.  Hope that helps…and hope its not too late.

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Posted: 28 November 2008 09:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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thanks guys….

i went with the carrot cake
the domingo cake
the scarlett empress
a white chocolate cheese cake
the truffle torte
and the pound cake….
and a pecan pie….

the pecan pie went pretty quickly…
but the others just… seemed to be languishing…..

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Posted: 29 November 2008 06:17 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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Haven’t had time to look at them all, but what I have seen are FANTASTIC!!!

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