"This is perfect for the Darn Good Chocolate Cake and the Chocolate Truffle Cake Filling"
photo by Baby Kato photo by Baby Kato
photo by Baby Kato
Ready In:
2 cups


  • 10 (1 ounce) semi-sweet chocolate baking squares, chopped
  • 12 cup whipping cream


  • Microwave chocolate and whipping cream in medium glass bowl at High for 1 minute until melted and smooth, Stirring once. (I used a double boiler its just the same).
  • Let cool. If you need to refrigerate dont let it set too much, otherwise you'll have a huge piece of solid chocolate.
  • Frosts the top and sides of double layer cake.

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  1. cmleerkes
    I havent met anyone who doesnt love ganache and its so easy to make! I love this recipie for dinner parties but when it is just my husband and i, i like to throw in a little red wine and layers of strawberries.
  2. KitchenQuartz
    This was super easy, and kills the myth that Ganache is the exclusive territory of the professional chef! I made my husband a birthday cake, covered the cake in basic chocolate frosting and then put it over a cookie sheet on a wire rack and poured this over the top of the cake. Set it in the fridge for an hour and viola! Hubby said his favorite part was the ganache, thanks mizchella!
  3. Baby Kato
    Wow this is good and so easy. I couldn't believe how quick this is to make, pretty fool proof. A nice chewy ganache that gets hard when placed in the fridge. A dark chocolate coating of goodness to cover any deserving cake. Thanks so much for sharing, I will be making this ganache again and again.


Im a single young female who LOVES to cook (and bake). Im frequently asked by those around me to bring the dessert to everything. Im the type who can never make up her mind exactly what to bring because I want to bake and take EVERYTHING! I work at the local hospital in the dialysis unit. I love my job. Learning new experiences and actually making a difference in peoples lives really puts a bounce in my step. Im happy :) Baking is my passion. I started cooking young and my first conquest was scrambled eggs and french toast! I love cookbooks and sometimes I have to get rid of some to make room for more! My absolute favorite is Martha Stewarts Baking Handbook (i havent make many things out of it but I love it because the pictures look yummy!)
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