Ganache - Safe At Room Temp For How Long?

Baking By J1977 Updated 6 May 2009 , 11:04am by Sweet_Toof

J1977 Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:08am
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I'd like to use a ganache as filling. The cake will sit out for two days before it is served and I want to make sure it'll be safe.
Are there recipes safer than others??? Any suggestions on fav recipes?

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joshalow Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:38am
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The recipe in the Cake Bible, which uses bittersweet chocolate can remain at room temp for 3 days.

Sweet_Toof Posted 6 May 2009 , 11:04am
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I made ganache for the first time just recently. I had too much so I froze it but then needed a bit more the next day, so I re-heated it, took what I needed from it, then returned the rest back to the freezer.
That's not something that I would normally do with my food, but thinking "its just cake icing", ...I didn't even think twice.
Should this be thrown out, or would it be okay to use again?

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