Can I Use He This Chocolate To Make Ganache?

Baking By mariyka Updated 31 Jul 2010 , 12:15pm by erincc

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mariyka Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 3:13am
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I'm a newbie to CC as well as to cake decorating (only 2 months).
I want to try to make ganache, I found a chocolate bar at my local Giant Tiger store which is Belgian Extra Dark Chocolate with 77% cocoa solids. Is this OK to use or does it have to be baking chocolate?

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PiccoloChellie Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 5:15am
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That'll be just fine. It will be a dark ganache using that chocolate, but I think that's the best kind of ganache! thumbs_up.gif

By baking chocolate do you mean unsweetened? I wouldn't use unsweetened for ganache; it'd be nothing but bitter.

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erincc Posted 31 Jul 2010 , 12:15pm
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You can use it, but it will not be very sweet at all, so keep that in mind which kind of cake you are using it for and your client's preference.

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