Decadent Chocolate Ganache
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Decadent Chocolate Ganache

Hold on to your chocolate-loving hearts because our Decadent Chocolate Ganache will completely blow you away! This easy 2-ingredient, rich and creamy, chocolaty topping is perfect for drizzling over many desserts and great for dipping cookies or fresh or dried fruits!
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Calories 2392kcal
Author Heather - My Sweet Mission

Ingredients

  • 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 8 oz heavy cream

Instructions

  • Place chocolate chips in a medium bowl.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat bring the heavy cream to a low boil.
  • Pour the hot cream over the chocolate chips and allow to set 2-3 minutes.
  • Starting in the middle, slowly whisk the chocolate and cream together. Continue to whisk until it's smooth and creamy.
  • Drizzle over cakes, cream pies, cupcakes, muffins, sweet bread, bars, or cheesecakes. It's also great for dipping cookies or fresh or dried fruits.
  • For chocolate frosting: After the ganache is cooled, whisk again until it is rich and thick, which is perfect for frosting or decorating cakes and cupcakes.

Notes

  • Take the cream off the heat as soon as it comes to a low boil, being careful not to burn it.
This recipe will generously glaze one of the following:
  • 1 bundt cake (with a little left over)
  • 24 cupcakes
  • 1 batch of cookies
  • 11" cheesecake

Nutrition

Calories: 2392kcal | Carbohydrates: 236g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 175g | Saturated Fat: 109g | Cholesterol: 310mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 170mg | Fiber: 23g | Sugar: 184g | Vitamin A: 3335IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 147mg | Iron: 1.7mg
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