Ganache Icing Question

Decorating By jade8 Updated 21 Aug 2010 , 12:23am by Karen_uk1

jade8 Posted 21 Aug 2010 , 12:13am
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I was wondering if anyone can give me some tips on how to ice a cake with whipped ganache. Is it the same as icing a cake with buttercream? Does it smooth like buttercream? I have never tried it before and would like some idea how before I attempt it. Also I assume a basic whipped ganache recipe would be what I use.
thanks.

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Karen_uk1 Posted 21 Aug 2010 , 12:23am
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Hi even though I'm just a beginner I have used ganache alot. I find it just like butter cream, the trick is to let it cool just enough but not too much as it ends to stiffen too much, but it sets really well.

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