Chocolate Shell For Ice Cream Cake

Decorating By MerlotCook Updated 7 Jul 2009 , 8:21pm by RuthWells

MerlotCook Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 5:32pm
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I made a banana split ice cream cake and I want to put some type of hard/semihard chocolate shell over it before I decorate it. Does anybody have any recipe or idea on how to do this?

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RuthWells Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 6:04pm
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You could use a chocolate butter glaze -- it will set up quickly against the icecream and give you a smooth surface, as long as you pour evenly and quickly over the entire cake, without fussy at it with a spatula afterward. I use a chocolate glaze at 92*F for my frozen mousse cakes.

MerlotCook Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 7:56pm
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Thanks, it worked great!

RuthWells Posted 7 Jul 2009 , 8:21pm
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Glad to hear it!

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