ganache

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English[edit]

ganache chocolate sauce
a cake with a ganache glaze

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Borrowed from French ganache, from Italian ganascia (jaw).

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ganache (countable and uncountable, plural ganaches)

  1. A rich sauce, made of chocolate and cream, used also as the filling of truffles, and as a glaze.
    • 2006, Dede Wilson, Truffles: 50 Deliciously Decadent Homemade Chocolate Treats, Harvard Common Press (→ISBN), page 11:
      The centers of truffles are typically a ganache, which is most often simply a mixture of chocolate and cream. The recipes will direct you to chop the chocolate finely — do not overlook this step!

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian ganascia (jaw).

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ganache f (plural ganaches)

  1. (anatomy) jawbone
  2. (figuratively, informal) face
  3. (figuratively, informal) fool, numskull
  4. (cooking) ganache (sauce made of chocolate and cream)

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ganache f (plural ganaches)

  1. ganache