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Choc topping, what can I use that I already have?

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linspins Wed 01-Jun-16 16:14:11

I'd like to make a softish chocolate topping to go on a cake, and forgot to get the usual ingredients for ganache. It's raining hard and the kids don't want to go shopping...In the house, I have: Cadbury milk chocolate, butter, golden syrup, icing sugar....but no cream or cocoa powder. Can I combine any of the things I've got to make the chocolate softer?

Gatekeeper Wed 01-Jun-16 16:19:53

melt the butter and golden syrup and chocolate together. Sift some icing sugar in, beat well and then add a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Beat again, and add milk to loosen the mix

linspins Wed 01-Jun-16 16:25:50

Any particular quantities, or shall I just go by 'feel'?
Thanks gatekeeper!

Gatekeeper Wed 01-Jun-16 16:38:13

just go by feel. Perhaps make it slightly softer than you think is right as it will harden slightly

I make this as an icing and also make it runny without the icing sugar (in small quantities) for drizzling over vanilla ice cream. I never measure anything and it hasn't turned out bad yet

linspins Wed 01-Jun-16 16:46:16

Cheers! Mumsnet to the rescue.

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