A: Wrap the cake in plastic wrap and keep at a cool, dark place for about 2-3 days. Depends on the ingredients or climate you live in, it might be better to keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days. Be sure to let the cake come to room temperature before serving, or it may seem dry and dense.
Why is my chiffon cake so hard?
Whipping to medium peaks still allows the egg whites to expand when in the oven, resulting in a light and fluffy cake. Some recipes recommend overbeating the egg whites, but it is not necessary. In fact, the reason some chiffon cakes are so dry is because of overbeaten egg whites (and too long of a baking time).
How do you keep a frosted cake moist overnight?
How to keep cakes moist overnight. While the cake is still hot, wrap it with a layer of plastic wrap, then a layer of aluminum foil, and put it in the freezer. The water created by the cakes residual heat will keep it moist (but not too moist) in the freezer.
Can you overbake chiffon?
Baking Time You have to be careful to not over bake the cake. Over baked chiffon cake rises, cracks, and then caves in on itself. It bakes negatively. It deflates!
Why does a chiffon cake have a hole in the middle?
Beat egg whites correctly: When egg whites are under beaten, the small air bubbles cannot sustain as the temperature goes up. As a result, small air bubbles turn into one bigger hole. Prevent air pockets: The air pockets may be created when you pour the batter into the chiffon cake pan.