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kneenah Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 3:47am
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what is Ganache? is it only melted chocolate? can i use that to cover a cake before i put the fondant?

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KJ62798 Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 3:51am
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Ganache is an emulsion of heavy cream and chocolate. There are a number of recipes for it available on the net. Essentially, you chop the chocolate finely and the pour hot cream over it, let it melt and then stir.

You can use it under fondant. Again, lots of info on that on CC and the net.

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MissLisa Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 3:51am
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Semi Sweet or Bitter Sweet Chocolate melted with heavy cream......and yes you can.

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kneenah Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 4:06am
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thanks i am def going to try.. i for some reason cant get the butter cream recipe right ;0(

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punita123 Posted 9 Mar 2011 , 11:39am
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Yes, you are right Ganache is melted chocolate and cream basically used to
coating cake. definitely you can cover a cake with it before fondant.

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