Chocolate Ganache Question

Baking By LuluSweetArt Updated 25 Sep 2010 , 6:02pm by countrycaker

LuluSweetArt Posted 2 Sep 2010 , 8:00pm
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So I am doing a kind of last minute cake and I need to make chocolate ganache. I am out of whipping cream and I don't have time to run to the store today. Any ideas on using whole milk instead?

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tesso Posted 2 Sep 2010 , 8:43pm
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not a problem here is my heavy cream subsitiute. It will convert you icon_lol.gif

Ingredients:
  3/4 cup milk
  1/3 cup butter
Preparation:
1. Melt the butter.
2. Pour it into the milk, and stir.
3. Use in place of one cup of heavy cream

LuluSweetArt Posted 3 Sep 2010 , 12:17am
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Thank you! It worked great!

CorCorCakes Posted 3 Sep 2010 , 12:46am
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Tesso, will that still work if it is nonfat milk??

tesso Posted 3 Sep 2010 , 3:27am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CorCorCakes

Tesso, will that still work if it is nonfat milk??




yup because the butter adds the fat. I might suggest adding a tad bit more butter.

CorCorCakes Posted 3 Sep 2010 , 2:06pm
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Thanks! Looking forward to trying it outicon_smile.gif

CorCorCakes Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 4:07pm
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Was wondering if you can use the almond bark chocolate to make the ganache? Or does it need to be a better/different chocolate?

countrycaker Posted 25 Sep 2010 , 6:02pm
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Don't know about the bark, but I just use semi-sweet chocolate chips (whatever brand is on sale) and it has always turned out great and tasted scrumptious. icon_biggrin.gif

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