Chocolate Ganache Cake - Instructions Continued
8. Top with second layer and repeat. Place last layer on top, smooth sides with a
9. Brush whole cake with syrup, pipe on remaining ganache to completely cover cake.
Chill in refrigerator.
10. Glaze. Place cake on a cake rack set over a tray. Pour chocolate glaze over cake.
Tap the rack on the tray to settle glaze. Remove any excess glaze, gently press
chocolate sprinkles on to cake sides. Chill until firm. Decorate top with chocolate
cigarettes, and caramelized hazelnuts.
*If commercial glaze is not available, making it at home can be simple. In a
saucepan combine 1 cup cream, 1-3/4 ounces sugar, 1-3/4 ounces glucose (inverted
sugar) and 1-3/4 ounces butter. Bring to boil, pour over 1 cup of finely chopped