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Old 04-05-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
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Question What to do with leftover dark chocolate/sour cream ganache?

Made cake today for MIL birthday but overestimated the amount of ganache I would need and have about half of it left (bear in mind this was the filling for a 6 layer sandwich cake so quite a lot).

Problem is the stuff gives me a migraine, neither of the kids will eat it and there is no way dh can eat all of it himself (he'll give it a good go mind you ). Also we don't eat cake at home as none of us are big fans except for dh who doesn't have a big appetite.

Is it possible to freeze it or how long will it keep in the fridge. Or any other ideas of what to do with it will be fab.

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Old 04-05-2012, 05:10 PM   #2
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Make chocolate truffles! They're a little time-consuming, but very easy, and they can be stored in the refrigerator for several weeks or longer.

Another idea is to gently heat it over a double boiler as needed, and use it as a hot chocolate sauce over ice cream.

Or, just store the entire ganache in the refrigerator, and reheat when needed.
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Old 04-05-2012, 05:31 PM   #3
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ooh truffles - I'd forgotten about them. Haven't made them in years.

That's fab thanks. I think I've got a few special occasions coming up in the next few weeks so they'll make nice little gifts.

Thanks very much :)
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