Ganache Under Fondant I Am In Love!

Decorating By mindy1204 Updated 29 Jul 2010 , 2:48am by mama_amy

mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 1:03am
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Tonight for the first time I used ganache under my fondant. I have never been more pleased with smoothness of a cake. My daughter actually said is that a real cake. It was so easy and just makes such a difference. I dont know if I can use it on all my cakes due to the price but for cakes that really dont have alot of decorations to hide the imperfections i am going to use it for sure.

It was also my first attempt at quilting and I am alse proud of that.

The photos are in my album the cake with the pink roses.

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krazyb5 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 1:18am
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what type of ganache did u used? and did u put any bc under?

sweetnessx3 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 1:20am
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I didnt know if you could put Ganache under fondant ....good to know icon_smile.gif I took a look at your cake it is pretty awesome icon_smile.gif

butterfly23 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 2:00am
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OMG is a beutiful cake, love the quilting and the roses, can u share the ganach recepie?

mindy1204 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 2:04am
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Below is the link all about it. Grab some coffee it is 30 + pages but it is such good info.

I made white chocolate and the ratio is 3 parts white choc to 1 part heavy cream(dark chocolate is 2:1) . Heat the milk and then stir in the chocolate. I mixed it in a bowl for a few and then into my kitchen aid it went. I let it sit for 24 hrs and just used it like buttercream. What is great about it is once it is set you can use a spatula or bench scrapper dipped in hot water and then dried. It melted the ganache so you can smooth it. I was very pleased. My only concerns tomorrow will be the heat so I will update that tomorrow.

http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-633264-ganache.html

iris711 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 2:21am
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saw the photo, great job!!! I recently tried quilting, not perfect but will continue to practice. thanks for the info. thumbs_up.gif

krazyb5 Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 2:36am
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the cake looks very pretty, thanks for sharing

mama_amy Posted 29 Jul 2010 , 2:48am
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Very pretty cake. I have used ganache under fondant before and love the results and ease.

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