Ice Cupcakes With Ganache

Baking By JetaimeCake Updated 15 May 2010 , 11:49pm by newmansmom2004

JetaimeCake Posted 14 May 2010 , 11:12pm
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How do I get the cool sprial look using ganache frosting.

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LindaF144a Posted 15 May 2010 , 2:32am
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Wilton tip 1M will give a nice swirl.

Tincanlady Posted 15 May 2010 , 2:48am
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I dip the tops of my cupcakes in a bowl of soft melted ganache, but it smooths itself out and doesn't leave a swirl -just a smooth shiny glaze. icon_smile.gif

mamawrobin Posted 15 May 2010 , 3:16am
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Originally Posted by Tincanlady

I dip the tops of my cupcakes in a bowl of soft melted ganache, but it smooths itself out and doesn't leave a swirl -just a smooth shiny glaze. icon_smile.gif




Ditto. Made some last Sunday. YUMMY thumbs_up.gif

writersblock15 Posted 15 May 2010 , 11:29pm
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Ganache is too thin to hold swirls. You might want to try using chocolate mousse. I've made swirls with chocolate mousse and they held up fine.

newmansmom2004 Posted 15 May 2010 , 11:49pm
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If you put the ganache in the fridge to firm up it will make a beautiful swirl. After it's firm, take it out and whip it up in your mixer if needed to get it to piping consistency. I've used it before and it's gorgeous and tastes delicious!

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