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Old 09-25-2011, 10:58 AM   #1
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Mail a cake?

How do I mail a cake so itwon't fall apart or mess up the decorations?


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Old 09-25-2011, 03:04 PM   #2
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The only kind I have mailed I made in a disposable pan and decorated it right in the pan. Then I wrapped it with cardboard on the top so nothing would bother the decorations. Next I wrapped it in bubble wrap and then into the shipping box. It arrived at my son's college dorm in great shape. It was Feb. And we are in Colorado, so it didn't get too warm.

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Old 09-25-2011, 11:20 PM   #3
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I'm more amazed than anything that there was actually a helpful response on this subject. I can't quite imagine a successful cake-mailing. I imagine something more like cake-like-goop in a box.
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Old 09-26-2011, 09:54 AM   #4
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What about freezing it first
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Old 09-26-2011, 10:16 AM   #5
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I've only sent bundt cakes, but have done that very successfully. We purchased special mailing boxes that fit well and all the cakes arrived in one piece and un-squashed.
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