Rescue Ganache??

Decorating By Kitty484 Updated 9 Nov 2008 , 10:08pm by JoAnnB

Kitty484 Posted 9 Nov 2008 , 5:34pm
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Can choc ganache be rescued after it has split/curdled? If so, how? I have used the same recipe successfully over and over but for some reason it decided to split on me today icon_sad.gif It looks a bit like chocolate scrambled egg and all the fat has separated out. I have chilled it in the hope that I may be able to mix it smooth when it cooled but now it's too hard to mix!
Help anyone?!

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JoAnnB Posted 9 Nov 2008 , 10:08pm
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It is fairly easy to over beat it and it breaks. It is fairly easy to fix.

Basically, start over by ver gently re-melting the ganache. I put it in a bowl over barely simmering, never boiling, water. I stir with a spatula or wooden spoon until it is smooth. If there are small chunks of chocolate, pour it throuh a strainer is you think it is necessary (I rarely do that, but sometimes)

chill, then whisk at bit and chill a while longer. repeat until you whip is just right.

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