|Leave overnight if possible to "firm-up" before decorating. If the cake has
to be decorated immediately, handle with care to avoid marking the still soft surface.
trimmings left over can be used in the decoration of the cake, wrap closely in cling film
and a thick plastic bag to prevent it drying out until required.
Leave cake to dry in a warm dry place. The kitchen is not suitable due to moisture from
cooking etc... if the only room available is the dining room it may be advisable to buy a
cardboard cake box to help keep the dust off (or the family), but still let the moisture