Perfect Chocolate Ganache Recipie For Dripping Off Cake

Baking By Bigbearswife Updated 9 Feb 2009 , 3:39am by calynmom

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Bigbearswife Posted 8 Feb 2009 , 8:55pm
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I am looking for a chocolate ganache recipe that will easyly drip off the sides of the cake for a cake im making for my husband. All the recipes that i have tried have either been to runny or way to stiff icon_sad.gif

i want to make him a white cake with chocolate ganache dripping off the sides for Valentines day but am running out of time to keep making bad batches of ganache icon_sad.gif

any recipes that you've used?

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Mencked Posted 9 Feb 2009 , 3:11am
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My favorite "dripping" chocolate is the Sarah Bernhardt recipe on this site. I'll do a search for it and post the link. I used it on several "dripping" cakes in my gallery (that sounds kind of gross but they are so yummy) and it really works great!! Here's one of them:

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mirda6275 Posted 9 Feb 2009 , 3:16am
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I'm a newbie (both to CC and to cakes) and I used the SarahB. recipe to pour over a German Chocolate Cake I made for my dad's birthday tonight, and it turned out beautifully. Simple recipe and a wonderfully finished look.

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tastyart Posted 9 Feb 2009 , 3:21am
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calynmom Posted 9 Feb 2009 , 3:39am
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I use a very basic recipe but my tip would be is put the chocolate pieces in a container with a spout. I found these easier to make the nice drippings down the side.

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