mom2twogrlz Posted 19 Jun 2012 , 6:57pm
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Hello all,

When using milk chocolate instead of semi sweet, do you guys use a 3:1 or 2:1 ratio? I have seen both on line, and have tried both, but with inconsistent results. So I am confused. HELP!!!

Thanks so much!!!!

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BakingIrene Posted 19 Jun 2012 , 8:34pm
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I gave up trying to make milk chocolate ganache with milk chocolate. Even using the same brand and the same ratio it turned out variable.

Use a mix of dark chocolate and white chocolate--mixing each kind of ganache separately. Knead together to make the shade you want.

AKS Posted 14 Jul 2012 , 4:55am
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It is 3:1

mcaulir Posted 14 Jul 2012 , 5:33am
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It's 3:1, but it really depends on the weather. If it's hot there, add a bit less cream, if it's cold, a bit more. I always err on the side of a bit less cream, because you can always nuke it for a few seconds to get it spreadable.

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