Mindy Belle

Life in the Country

Condolence Cake

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Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe
from the 12 March 2014

Chocolate Ganache

300mls of Thickened cream
300 grams of 70% Cocoa Dark Chocolate (finely chopped)

Heat the cream until bubbling take off the heat and add chopped chocolate
wait a few minutes before you stir then cool for 10 minutes

Whisk until smooth and shiny.

Whisk until smooth and shiny.

Pour over the cake on a cooling rack.

Pour over the cake on a cooling rack.

Gently gliding the ganache to the edges to drape the cake and drip over.

Gently gliding the ganache
to the edges as it drapes over the cake.

Place white chocolate buttons in a silicone jug floating in small saucepan of shallow water, gently heat until melted. Work quickly to pour the chocolate into a sandwich bag,
trim the edge of the bag and pipe the writing onto the cake, finishing off with fresh roses and ribbon.
I covered the board with silver embossed paper and tied sheer ribbon around the board edge finish with a bow.

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