Espresso Ganache

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This frosting is just like the chocolate and cream mixture found in truffles. Beautiful Desserts

Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • 18 ounces bittersweet chocolate, broken into 3/4 -inch pieces

  • 1 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons heavy cream

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons instant espresso powder

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Kahlúa

Directions

  1. Put the chocolate in a heatproof bowl. In a small saucepan, heat the cream until bubbles appear around the edge; remove from the heat. Add the espresso powder and stir to dissolve. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and let stand for 1 minute. Stir the chocolate until melted and smooth. Stir in the Kahlúa. Let the ganache stand at room temperature until firm enough to spread.

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