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asked July 16th 2012

Buttercream instead of ganache

Could you use buttercream instead of the ganache for the wrap cake?

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Could you use buttercream instead of the ganache for the wrap cake?

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Hi there,

I think with the wrap cake you would need to use genache to hold the modelling chocolate ‘wraps’ in place, as genache sets a lot firmer than buttercream. I have never made the chocolate wrap cake myself though, so maybe someone with past experience making it would have a better informed answer!

 

Paula

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I’d prefer to use ganache purely as it sets So much more firmer especially as they are stacked and carved. ¬†You could prossibly use buttercream but it wouldn’t give the same strength for thechocolate paste to rest on. My buttercream usually stays soft and can bash easily if I was to touch it. Ganache is pretty much firm but still easy to cut into. If that makes any sense lol

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