Question About Chocolate On Top Of Cake

Decorating By uniquecreations Updated 18 May 2012 , 3:09pm by uniquecreations

uniquecreations Posted 18 May 2012 , 2:45am
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When you make the cakes with the chocolate on top and running down the sides with the strawberries that look like tuxedos do you use melted chocolate, or Ganache? Have a groom's cake to do and was wondering what do you use for the melted chocolate TIA!!!!

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Ashleyssweetdesigns Posted 18 May 2012 , 3:09am
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Ive never done it however if i were going to I'd go with ganache. I pretty sure its more stable and will prob taste better.

uniquecreations Posted 18 May 2012 , 3:12am
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Thanks that's what i was thinkking but wanted to be sure!!!!

Ashleyssweetdesigns Posted 18 May 2012 , 3:48am
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no problem! good luck

KoryAK Posted 18 May 2012 , 4:14am
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Typically for strawberries you'd use chocolate and for cake you'd use ganache (or else it will crack apart when the cake is cut). You could still use the 2 different mediums or ganache for both so that they will match. Ganache for the strawberries will be better for eating (I so hate the crumbling chocolate) but will be easier to smudge and harder to handle.

uniquecreations Posted 18 May 2012 , 3:09pm
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Thank you all for your replies!!

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