Chocolate Ganache, Please Help!

Decorating By BecaWeka Updated 14 May 2010 , 5:02pm by BecaWeka

BecaWeka Posted 14 May 2010 , 1:19pm
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Can chocolate ganache be kept at room temperature for a long time??

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noahsmummy Posted 14 May 2010 , 1:29pm
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sure can. =)

something about the sugar in the chocolate countering the milk solids i the cream? not sure excatly, there are a few posts like this floating around, but yes, its sweeeeeet as sugar! haha.

mamawrobin Posted 14 May 2010 , 2:29pm
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How long are you talking about? I never refrigerate my cakes. However, if I have left over ganache that I didn't use on my cake and I'm not going to be using it for awhile I cover tightly and refrigerate. Just take it out and let it come to room temp before using.

ctinaw Posted 14 May 2010 , 2:35pm
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Depends on what you mean by "a long time". Hours? Days? Weeks?

Ganache is safe at room temperature for up to 2 days. You however, may freeze it up to 3 months.

BecaWeka Posted 14 May 2010 , 4:09pm
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I plan to have it out for two days at most...I have to make 80 mini square cakes, they will not be able to fit in my fridge.

mamawrobin Posted 14 May 2010 , 4:13pm
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Originally Posted by BecaWeka

I plan to have it out for two days at most...I have to make 80 mini square cakes, they will not be able to fit in my fridge.




Oh yeah..it will be fine. I wouldn't hesitate to leave it out.

BecaWeka Posted 14 May 2010 , 4:23pm
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I plan to have it out for two days at most...I have to make 80 mini square cakes, they will not be able to fit in my fridge.

anthropia Posted 14 May 2010 , 4:32pm
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Does the same rule apply to whipped ganache?

mamawrobin Posted 14 May 2010 , 4:34pm
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Originally Posted by anthropia

Does the same rule apply to whipped ganache?




Sure does. thumbs_up.gif

BecaWeka Posted 14 May 2010 , 5:02pm
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thank you!

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