Can I fill my cake with ganache?
Chocolate Layer Cake with White Chocolate Ganache I tweaked an old-fashioned chocolate layer cake recipe by adding a thick, decadent filling of white chocolate ganache. Besides an extremely rich chocolate buttercream frosting, it was this surprise filling that pushed this chocolate cake over the top!
How do you put ganache filling in a cake?
Arrange 1 layer on a cake stand or plate and spread 2/3 cup ganache evenly over it. Top with another cake layer and 2/3 cup ganache, spreading evenly, then third cake layer. (Chill ganache if necessary to keep at a spreadable consistency.) Chill cake until ganache filling is firm, about 1 hour.
What filling goes well with chocolate ganache?
For both milk and white chocolate ganache you’d want subtle flavours which won’t over power delicate flavours in the cake. Any amount of flavours will pair well with both, eg spearmint, peppermint, almond, orange, lime, Turkish delight, caramel, praline, coconut, passion fruit and the list goes on!
How do you make a chocolate filling for a cake?
Beat the cream cheese until smooth- you’re going for no lumps. Add the powdered sugar and cocoa powder, stirring on low until both ingredients are well combined. Turn the speed up to high, beat until smooth. Turn the speed to slow, then add the whipping cream and whip until the mixture is smooth.
How far in advance can I ganache a cake?
This generally needs at least 12 hours but, as the Cake Professionals recommend, 24 hours is best. For cake drips: you’ll want to pour your ganache on cake almost immediately if you’re wanting to create a drip cake (so on trend, we can’t get enough of them!).
Can you bake chocolate ganache?
You can either scoop teaspoonfuls of ganache onto parchment-lined baking sheet, or, for more precise centers, transfer ganache to a piping bag fitted with a 1/2-inch round tip and pipe dollops of ganache onto baking sheet.
Can you Flavour ganache?
Absolutely you can flavour ganache! You can add home made fruit purees from fresh or tinned fruits or use the many bought natural fruit flavours.
How do you thicken chocolate ganache?
According to the Institute of Culinary Education (ICE), if you want to thicken a runny ganache, simply add more chocolate. The vice versa is also true: If you want a thinner ganache, just add more heavy cream.