Looking for the perfect chocolate filling, topping, and more for your favorite desserts? This Chocolate Ganache is just the thing!
Servings: 2 cups
- 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate1 finely chopped
- 8 ounces heavy cream
Chop the chocolate into fine pieces and place in a medium metal or glass bowl.
Heat the cream in a small saucepan until it begins to simmer. Remove from heat and pour over the top of the chocolate in the bowl. Allow It to sit for 4 minutes before mixing.
After the 4 minutes have passed, whisk together the cream and chocolate until a rich chocolate ganache forms.
Use right away or allow it to cool to desired consistency.
- Increase the chocolate to 16 ounces for a thicker consistency if using it to make truffles or a tart.
- Do not use light cream or half & half.
- Shelf Life:
- Room Temperature: 2 days
- Refrigerator: 4 weeks
- Nutritional information is per cup of ganache, this recipe yields around 2 cups total.
Calories: 1048kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 51g | Cholesterol: 162mg | Sodium: 54mg | Potassium: 728mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 42g | Vitamin A: 1724IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 7mg