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AllieGeekPi is looking for: (2 recommendations)
Ganache question. Need to fill between two 9 inch cake layers. Should I make whole recipe or woud half be enough? TIA :)

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Last updated: Feb. 18, 2013 7:09 am
Posted: Feb. 18, 2013 5:37 am
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Chocolate Ganache Icing

Submitted by: Sandra Bennett 
This is a rich, creamy, dark chocolate icing. 
Recommended by: AllieGeekPi
Feb. 18, 2013 5:38 am
Making this recipe. Not making whipped ganache. I am open to recipe suggestions too. thanks,
Feb. 18, 2013 5:43 am
fill between two cakes as in just one layer of filling? this says it makes two cups and if that's accurate, then 1 cup would be enough for just one layer of filling. but halving the recipe would use only 1/4 cup of heavy cream and that seems too little to me. I've also never made ganache with ingredients in addition to the chocolate and cream. Let me see if I can figure out which recipe I've used before...
Feb. 18, 2013 5:47 am
thanks Alex. I agree about the 1/4 cup. And I shoud have mentioned that I was omitting the other stuff. I can't find the recipe I used last time...sigh....
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Chocolate Ganache

Submitted by: INGRIDEVOGEL 
This is a rich, dark chocolate topping or decoration that has lots of uses. It can be whipped as filling or icing, or just poured over whatever cake you like. 
Recommended by: Alex
Feb. 18, 2013 5:45 am
This one I think (used for the same purpose as you, filling for a cake). And this halved for one layer of filling, with 1/2 cup cream and a little vanilla instead of the rum.
Feb. 18, 2013 5:48 am
Thank you Alex! You saved my cake! :)
Feb. 18, 2013 5:52 am
ah I'm sure it would have been fine anyway! chocolate is chocolate :P
Feb. 18, 2013 5:55 am
oh I didn't whip it, just stirred well.
Feb. 18, 2013 7:09 am
thanks again, half was perfect :D
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