Definition of "ganache" []

  • A rich icing made of chocolate and cream heated and stirred together, used also as a filling, as for cakes or pastry. (noun)
  • A smooth mixture of chocolate and cream, used in cakes, truffles, and chocolates (noun)

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Use "ganache" in a sentence
  • "The word ganache is French, and before it was applied to a mixture of chocolate and cream, it meant “cushion.”"
  • "If you find the ganache is getting too sloppy, cover it closely, put it back into the fridge, wash your hands, dunk them in ice water, dry them completely, give it a half an hour, repeat the washing, dunking drying sequence and get back at it."
  • "A selection that they do have online, however, is a big package of Foil-Wrapped Mini Easter Eggs. In nine different flavors - a mix of milk, dark and white chocolates with fillings that range from hazelnut to chocolate praline to Pop Rocks in ganache (not sure if this is in all the assortments, but it was in two different ones I got at the store) - this is a really great variety pack."