Sunday, August 29, 2010

Heavenly Cake - Chocolate Cake with Caramel Ganache

ב''ה


The ganache really stole the show with this cake.


Mis en place:


Dry ingredients and cocoa.


Before the eggs.


Ready to go in.


I'm really not sure what I did wrong here but the cakes crumb turned out very dense. I even measured the ingredients and everything. Maybe I did not bake it long enough.



Heat the sugar for the caramel.



Pour the cream etc.


What a fantastic ganache! I bet this would go well with a lot of other cakes. Really classic.


9 comments:

  1. Ooo.... I can't wait to try the caramel ganache. I love your confetti decoration - I bet the kids got a kick out of it.

    :)
    ButterYum

    PS - dense or not, your layer cake looks wonderful!!

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  2. Beautiful with the sprinkles!

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  3. I just finished doing the ganache and its sitting pretty doing its first hour time, then to wait for the rest of the 2 before I frost the cake that has been chilling in the refrigerator since last night... so far each of the components are smelling and looking great.. so if I go by your post, this is going to be a favorite of mine - stay tune!

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  4. That looks super chocolaty, yum! I heard many good things about the ganache. Can't wait to try it!

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  5. looks chocolaty!..and i love those cute confetti on your cake too!

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  6. i love the sprinkles! those are my favorite kind. this ganache does steal the show, doesn't it?

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  7. This looks great Mendy. I agree that the ganache was a hit. I thought the cake was rather ordinary

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  8. Delicious looking cake! I LOVE your colorful confetti sprinkles. I was surprised at the ganache myself. Great chocolate flavor with caramel at the end.

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  9. ב''ה

    Thanks everyone. This was a fun cake.

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