Blog entries tagged ganache

Cake basics 101 #1: How to ganache a cake

Things I can do -ganache a cake. Things I can’t do -ganache a cake without getting my hands covered in it! This one is for the newbies to cake decorating. Creating a great foundation is one of the most important skills to master. I can’t work...

Semi naked cake finish secrets tutorial

Hi all, So the most frequent type of cake I make is semi naked. I’ve had a lot (a LOT) of practice, and I’ve finally figured out how to get that perfectly smooth finish with the crust peeking through – without losing your sanity in the...

How to make a buttercream watercolor effect on EASTER CAKE

In this step-by-step video tutorial I demonstrate how to create a Buttercream Watercolor Effect, melt candy melts and make chocolate Easter Bunny using candy mold, apply chocolate ganache to achieve drip effect. Also you will learn how to layer...

Cake Decorating Recipes #1: How To Make The Perfect Dark Chocolate Ganache

Learn to make a perfect dark chocolate ganache for your cakes! Ingredients: 1 pound Dark Chocolate Chips 8 oz Heavy Cream When making dark chocolate ganache the ratio to use is 1:1 chocolate to cream. If making a semi-sweet ganache then...

The Caketastics: Barcelona´s K´taark Attack Cake

I want to show you what we did Daniel (Fogar12Fogar), Mayte (Maytartas) and me at the International BCNandCake Exhibition. We made the first live Megaworkshop/experience in Spain during the four days of the exhibition. That was an amazing...

CakesDecor Theme: Ganached Cakes

Hello! This week I thought I would put together some gorgeous ‘ganached’ cakes. Every single one fantastically demonstrates the sharp edges that we all strive to achieve! Beautiful flowers, ruffles and lace have transformed these blank...

3D cloud cake - little tutorial

Hello everyone, The specification of my child was very simple: colorful and with a rainbow. Certainly I could have finished a simple design with rainbow colors and some clouds on it. But since I had the idea to try my hand at a 3D cake again,...

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Hello everyone.I have a question how much time do you spend to cover the cake with ganashe?It takes me a lot of time ahttp://img.cakesdecor.com/f_auto/IMG_20150321_111149-1_xovn1l.jpg!

The subject of ganache

My little boy, or the cake police as he is lovingly known in our house always tells me that it isn’t the way a cake looks that is important but how it tastes – I must remember to stop him watching sooo many episodes of MasterChef! Although it...

Ganache #1: First time making ganache

Hi I ganache for the first time. I made it this morning 1.3kg of the Aalst choc and 450g cream. I followed a recipe and was advised for that choc and weather I need closer to 1:3. So just guessed. So if I’m ganaching tomorrow do I put it in...