How Long Does Ganache Last?

Decorating By jewels710 Updated 4 Aug 2011 , 2:32pm by MariaK38

jewels710 Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 12:51am
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I made four batches of ganache two and a half weeks ago, I have about a half a batch left and I was wondering if its still any good? It has been in the fridge the whole time.
(Honestly, I don't usually have left over ganache as its usually eaten straight away! lol)

6 replies
jewels710 Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 7:51pm
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Aw, cmon, I know everyone eats all the leftovers right away, but doesn't anyone know?


carmijok Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 8:02pm
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If it smells good...and it tastes good. Then it is good.
I freeze my leftovers.

cakesrock Posted 3 Aug 2011 , 10:25pm
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I have used ganache left in the fridge for a couple of weeks. I usually freeze it if I'm not going to use it within a week, however...[/i]

Coral3 Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 12:09am
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I wouldn't put it on a cake for somebody else, but personally I'd have no problems using it on a cake for us to eat at home. If it smells & tastes normal it'd be fine.

Bluehue Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 12:47am
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As said above - if it tastes fine and smells fine - pop it in a container and freeze it


MariaK38 Posted 4 Aug 2011 , 2:32pm
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would ganache hold up on a hot day on a cupcake? probably not, huh? also, if I used poured ganache on layered cake in a jar, would it make the cake soggy? sorry, I don't know that much about ganache but would like to use it more in place of buttercream. Thanks!

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