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    Chocolate Ganache

    Chocolate Ganache. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    Total Time:

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    10 mins

    3 mins

    7 mins

    Vchef607's Note:

    I love chocolate, so i put this on everything. If you use less heavy cream, then u can use this as a frosting for cakes or brownies.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      place a small pot on medium heat and add heavy cream. Bring to a low boil.
    2. 2
      Pour over chocolate chips and mix until thoroughly melted.
    3. 3
      Add in butter and vanilla extract.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 11, 2010

      35

      DD here, and I hate to be a Simon. But this recipe is just too thin. I practically froze it, and was very patient, but I couldn't get it past the soup stage. I see you have commented that you should use less cream if you want it to be like frosting... however, ganache, in it's normal state SHOULD be like frosting, sooo... kind of a fail there. Despite that, it tastes pretty good. I'll probably jar it and use it as chocolate syrup.

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    • on March 15, 2008

      55

      This was a really nice ganache, very smooth and glossy, and it coated my cake beautifully. I substituted about 1 T of flavored liquor (amaretto in my case) for some of the cream and it still turned out great (although I'll probably use more next time to achieve a stronger flavor). This probably goes without saying, but I'd recommend stirring it for a while to cool, so that it thickens a bit before drizzling.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Ganache

    Serving Size: 1 (592 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 2544.4
     
    Calories from Fat 1803
    70%
    Total Fat 200.3 g
    308%
    Saturated Fat 121.7 g
    608%
    Cholesterol 356.5 mg
    118%
    Sodium 209.5 mg
    8%
    Total Carbohydrate 219.2 g
    73%
    Dietary Fiber 19.8 g
    79%
    Sugars 183.9 g
    735%
    Protein 19.1 g
    38%

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