Ganache Under Fondant

Baking By leepat Updated 3 Jul 2011 , 3:31pm by Pearl645

leepat Posted 3 Jul 2011 , 11:58am
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When you are using ganache under white fondant do you use white chocolate ganach? If so what reciepe do you use?

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Chellescakes Posted 3 Jul 2011 , 12:12pm
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I use dark chocolate ganache under whatever coloured fondant I am using, white gannache just doesn't have the same qualities and is much more temperamental to work with.

Pearl645 Posted 3 Jul 2011 , 3:31pm
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I used dark chocolate ganache under my fondant once. I use royal icing now or a crusting. I used a 2:1 ratio. Eg. 1 lb semi sweet chocolate chips and 1/2lb heavy cream. I had to use two layers of fondant on my cake. It was my 1st time using ganache under a cake and it didn't set properly. Was still sticky and if i poked it, the ganache would leave an indent. I put it in the fridge overnight but when it came out it condensed. The cake looked really nice though...but with 2 layers of fondant. The 1st fondant application didn't look smooth and was showing the chocolate cuz I rolled it thin.

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