Ganache is a silky-smooth luxurious mixture of chocolate and cream.Plus: More Dessert Recipes and Tips

Colette Peters
March 1997

Gallery

Recipe Summary

Yield:
MAKES ENOUGH FOR ONE 8-INCH LAYER CAKE
Advertisement

Ingredients

Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Put the chocolate in a large heatproof bowl. In a medium saucepan, bring the cream just to a boil over low heat. Pour the cream over the chocolate, cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk the ganache gently until silky and smooth.

    Advertisement
  • To make the filling, transfer 1 1/2 cups of the ganache to a medium bowl. Set the bowl over ice and whisk the ganache gently until thick and spreadable.

Advertisement
Advertisement