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[guh-nahsh] /gəˈnɑʃ/
a whipped frosting or filling made with semisweet chocolate and cream, used for cakes, pastries, and candies. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for ganache
  • Neither the shell nor the ganache had any strength or distinction of flavor.
  • One writer who ran up a considerable tab eventually went into the bakery business and tried to pay her back in ganache cakes.
  • The chocolate trio dessert selection features chocolate-lime ice cream, chocolate banana cake and whipped ganache.
  • In the evenings, couples can indulge in fine wines and hand-made, ganache-covered strawberries.
  • Then imagine that caloric concoction dipped in a dark chocolate ganache.
  • For dessert, try the decadent chocolate ganache or the lemon pomegranate bars.
  • It provides the creamy liquid that ganache requires, while the coconut flavor is completely masked by the chocolate.
  • The author describes how students adjust ingredient amounts in a recipe for chocolate ganache.
  • Pour ganache into the baking pan and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Both are made from the same base: chocolate ganache, a mixture of dark chocolate and cream.
British Dictionary definitions for ganache


a smooth mixture of chocolate and cream, used in cakes, truffles, and chocolates
Word Origin
C20: from French
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