Layering Question

Decorating By KayMc Updated 27 May 2010 , 8:01pm by yummy_in_my_tummy

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KayMc Posted 27 May 2010 , 7:47pm
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I had some bulging problems with my current cake, so for the next cake I want to cover it with ganache. Do I need to crumb coat the cake layers first with bc frosting to enclose the crumbs? Or will the ganache be sufficient to entomb those buggers (crumbs). I plan on covering it with peanut butter icing for a final layer.

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jdelaney81 Posted 27 May 2010 , 7:57pm
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Oh my! Chocolate cake with choc ganache and pb icing on it sounds devine. Sorry I cannot help you with the ganache question as I have very little experience with it. I just had to drool a little at the thought of the flavor combo. Devine! Good Luck!!!

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yummy_in_my_tummy Posted 27 May 2010 , 8:01pm
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I am doing my first ganache cake this weekend too and that's a very good question. Although I am not positive, I THINK you can do just the ganache (at least I've seen Cake Boss do it!). But I'm not postitive. It will be interesting to see the responses you get!

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