SHINY GANACHE Tutorial

Learn an easy way to make glossy looking ganache.

In this weeks tip, I would like to share with you, how I make shiny and glossy looking ganache on the surface of a cake.

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While not everything on this list is absolutely required, these are the things used in this tutorial video. Of course you are welcome to find alternative ways of doing things and we would love to hear if you've discovered an easier method or better tool to achieve good results. Please note that some items may be listed as sets, and it is usually recommended to have full sets, it may not be neccessary. In most cases, only one item from a set is actually used in the tutorial. Please watch the tutorial before purchasing any items to make sure you are not buying anything you don't need.
Tools & Materials
Spatula
20 cm
Gas torch
Turn table
Recipes & Ingredients

400g for 5cm (height) by 25cm (diametre) round cake

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1 Comment

  • Loved this tutorial as it is so practical, quick, and beautiful. Who doesn’t love ganache and chocolate cake. This is easier than a pour as it is more forgiving and I plan to teach this method to my students. Thank you chef. As always you bring us wonderful tips and tricks of the trade. Usually there is extra ganache and this is great to chill and scoop into small balls which can then be covered in cocoa powder or chopped nuts.

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