Decorate A Cheesecake?

Decorating By sjlilley Updated 8 Sep 2010 , 6:37am by sjlilley

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sjlilley Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 5:15pm
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My niece just asked me to make cheesecake instead of a regular cake for her birthday. That's fine with me but I want to decorate it in some way. I wanted to make something really decadent and over-the-top and a cheesecake will do but i want it to be really impressive and fancy. anybody got any ideas?

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TexasSugar Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 5:23pm
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You can always top it in ganache and chocolate covered strawberries, or atleast that says decadent to me. icon_wink.gif

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erincc Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 6:40pm
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I've frosted cheesecake with cream cheese frosting before and then you can decorate it just like a regular buttercream cake. Plus it's delicious! Ganache would be excellent too, just depends on if you want a chocolate or white frosted cake. Yummy!!!

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cathyscakes Posted 7 Sep 2010 , 7:11pm
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I just did a ganache topped cake. I just added swirls of mousse with truffles on top, with some gumpaste hydrangeas, its in my photos, not very girly, but looked decadent.

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sjlilley Posted 8 Sep 2010 , 6:37am
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Thanks for the ideas. You know they always say "Be careful what you ask for."? Well I had all these ideas about what I wanted to do and then what'd I do? I called her and asked her what she wanted!
Nothing like what I had in mind! Oh well! I've never made a cheesecake, it's time I learned!

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