How to Prep Cake Layers in Advance
If you plan ahead and bake cake layers in advance it it cane make the job of assembling a layer cake easier:
After the cake layers are baked let them cool in the pan 5 minutes, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely. Wrap in plastic and store in the fridge for up to 3 days, or double wrap in plastic and store in the freezer for 1-2 months. Thaw frozen cake layers in their wrappings before frosting.