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Definition: A combination of chocolate and cream, melted together slowly. When used warm, ganache is poured over cakes or cookies to form a smooth glossy coating. If chilled, it can be formed into chocolate truffles.

Pronunciation: gah NAHSH • (noun)

Also Known As: Confectioner's Coating

Examples: The chocolate ganache was poured over the cake to form a glossy finish.

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