How Long Does Cake Last in the Refrigerator?

When properly refrigerated, a bakery cake lasts 2-4 days past the "sell by" date, cake with fresh fruit lasts 1-2 days, cake with whipped cream lasts 1-2 days and fruit cake has a debatable shelf life. Bakery cakes and those with fresh fruit will stay good in a freezer for up to 4 months.