Ganache: Heavy Whipping Cream Or Just Whipping Cream?

Decorating By kgorhan Updated 17 Sep 2012 , 9:27pm by BakingIrene

kgorhan Posted 17 Sep 2012 , 1:35pm
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I am wanting to make a ganache to pour over my cake. I normally use heavy whipping cream in my ganache, but my husband got regular whipping cream by accident. I know the fat content is different. Would it be possible to get the same basic results by using just whipping cream instead of heavy whipping cream?

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vgcea Posted 17 Sep 2012 , 6:00pm
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I doubt you'll get the same result.

BakingIrene Posted 17 Sep 2012 , 9:27pm
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Add some butter to what your husband bought. That will fix the ganache.

Anyway this name stuff is have to go by the butterfat percentage.

Heavy cream is about 35% BF and whipping cream is 40+% so you can sort of figure out how much butter to add.

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