Ribbon Box Events Blog

April 18, 2011

Word of the Week: Ganache

 
Ganache

noun

1.a whipped frosting or filling made with semisweet chocolate and cream, used for cakes, pastries, and candies.

Image from the Food Network

Wedding Wise:

Chilled ganache is the foundation for an amazing truffle- which are then rolled incocoa, powdered, sugar, or topped with nuts, spices or other treats. Truffles make a fantastic addition to any dessert bar or favor. Godiva makes delicious assortments!

Image from Dolle’s Truffles

When warmed, ganache becomes a glaze type icing that can be poured over wedding cakes, making a fantastically delicious cake choice for those chocolate lovers!

Image from Flickr

 

Locals in the DMV- for the absolute best truffles in area, check out The Perfect Truffle, in downtown Frederick. Randy, owner and chocolatier, is amazing, always coming up yummy with new flavors!

Tiffany

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