Can Genache Be Used As Afilling?

Decorating By mom2my3girlz Updated 11 Feb 2010 , 4:49am by careylynn

mom2my3girlz Posted 11 Feb 2010 , 4:29am
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Someone wants a banna cake with choc genache filling. Wouldn't it oooze out?

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SharonK1973 Posted 11 Feb 2010 , 4:40am
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When it firms up (make it a little thicker than usual) its perfect. I use it all the time as a filling. Doing that this weekend as a matter of fact.

careylynn Posted 11 Feb 2010 , 4:49am
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Instead of using it right away like a glaze, wait until it cools completely. Do not cover it though or else the water condensation can seize up the chocolate. Some people prefer to make the ganache the night before it's used to get the right consistency. Also, do a thick ring of buttercream on the outside rim of the cake layer, just like you would do for a fruit filling. HTH icon_smile.gif

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