Safe temperatures

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How long can I leave a dessert at room temperature?

Safe temperatures

You don't have to worry about food safety with most desserts. The amount of sugar in most of them will help prevent bacterial growth. BUT - if a dessert has cream cheese in it, or uncooked eggs (pasteurized only, please) the food should be left out at room temperature for no more than 2 hours - 1 hour if the temperature is above 90 degrees.

   

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