Craig C asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 8 years ago

Longevity of Madeira sponge cake?

Hi, I have just bought a cake for an anniversary celebration. I, foolishly, didn't look at the best before date which is 24th December (the anniversary is on 7th January). Obviously I know this relates to the quality rather than safety. How long would the cake last (it is sealed & unopened) before it goes 'off' or stale?

This is the cake I'm referring to;

1 Answer

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago
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    It is said that the life of a sponge is 2 weeks. So as long as the cake would be eaten within thhis time frame it should be ok

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