A sponge cake can be stored in a sealed, airtight container at room temperature for up to three days. I have friends who have accepted gifts of cake from me who have nommed on them for many days afterward (up to five). If you’re worried about cakes getting moldy, don’t.
Also question is, how long does sponge cake stay fresh?
Most bakery sponge cakes have a shelf life of 5 days and supermarket sponges are full of weird preservatives to extend shelf life. pretty sure once its covered in fondant it will last for well over a week.
Additionally, do you keep Victoria sponge in the fridge? Don’t put it in the fridge. Cakes, like bread, go stale quickly if refrigerated. They are meant to be kept at room temperature unless you fill them with cream.
Accordingly, do you need to refrigerate a cake?
When to Refrigerate Cakes Most cakes – frosted, unfrosted, cut, or uncut – are fine for several days when properly stored at room temperature. Lastly, if your cake includes a fresh fruit filling or topping, or has a frosting made with whipped cream or mascarpone, cover and refrigerate it until you are ready to serve.
How long will a sponge cake keep fresh before icing?