Chocolate Ganache

Decorating By cakemom24 Updated 24 Jun 2010 , 2:44pm by cakemom24

cakemom24 Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 3:58am
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I want to try to cover a cake with ganache and then fondant. I have never done this before. Do I need to refridgerate the cake after it is covered in ganache? Will it make my fondant sticky if I do?? I need to decorate this cake for Saturday to be delivered Sun.

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yummy Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 4:05am
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No you don't refrigerate once it's on the cake; let it set overnight if you can. Another thing, once you make the ganache let it firm up overnight in a bowl covered in plastic on the counter; it should be the consistency of peanut butter. Don't forget the hot spatula technique to get really smooth. Once it sets on cake you can spritz with water or brush on apricot glaze to help fondant stick. HTH

yummy Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 4:10am
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mamawrobin Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 4:13am
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yummy beat me to it thumbs_up.gif what she said icon_smile.gif

cakemom24 Posted 24 Jun 2010 , 2:44pm
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thank you so much!!

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