Ganache Under Fondant

Decorating By anyu Updated 21 Apr 2014 , 10:24pm by jennicake

anyu Posted 15 Apr 2014 , 6:48pm
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I am very new to fondant - how do i use ganache under fondant? 

I read that i have to let the ganache sit before putting it on the cake. How long?

How soon can i cover it with fondant after I put the ganache on the cake? 

Thank you!

9 replies
lcubed83 Posted 15 Apr 2014 , 7:30pm
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You should really go to following blog for her ganache tutorial.  It is excellent!

 

http://www.threelittleblackbirds.com/2012/10/simply-ganache-a-tutorial/

 

Good luck!

anyu Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 1:30pm
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Thanks, it worked out great, I am in love with ganache now. :) Here is my first ever fondant cover cake. 

lcubed83 Posted 19 Apr 2014 , 4:20pm
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Very cute!!  I 'm glad it worked so well for you!

Pickulz Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 8:18pm
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Looks great!

When you cut into it..is it a smooth cut? Or do you have to apply pressure?

Just wondering to try it for my daughters birthday...bu i dont want her to struggle to cut the first piece of cake ;-)

anyu Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 8:21pm
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the fondant stayed soft, it was pretty easy to cut, but you need a little more pressure than with just buttercream

AZCouture Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 8:39pm
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AAwww, that's adorable! it's hard to ever go back to buttercream once you work with ganache. I wish I could use it every time. :-(

redgbee Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 9:04pm
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first?! So cute and good job!

anyu Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 9:14pm
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Thanks - yes, in two weeks my boys will have their 3rd birthday party, and want to make a Thomas train cake, so this was the practice cake for that. :) I figured if it turned out ugly, no one would see it anyway. :) 

jennicake Posted 21 Apr 2014 , 10:24pm
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That's adorable!!  Can't believe it's your first fondant cake, wow.  Your Thomas cake is going to be amazing!

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