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Classic Chocolate Ganache

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Ganache refers to a smooth covering that is used to frost deserts. It is very easy to make.
  Semisweet chocolate 8 Ounce, chopped
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Place the chocolate and the butter into a bowl. Bring the cream to an almost boil – when you start seeing little bubbles you are done. Pour the hot cream over the chocolate and butter. Let it sit for a couple of minutes – untouched.

Whisk the chocolate and cream until it turns even and smooth.

Recipe Summary

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If you know how to make cakes and not know how to make a Chocolate Ganache, then it is sacrilege! It is no rocket science. It is pretty simple. Learn how to make this smooth covering that is used to frost cakes from this video. Go make it, Tiger!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2022 Calories from Fat 1466

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 169 g260%

Saturated Fat 103.2 g516.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 361.1 mg120.4%

Sodium 117.8 mg4.9%

Total Carbohydrates 150 g49.9%

Dietary Fiber 13.4 g53.5%

Sugars 123.9 g

Protein 15 g29.1%

Vitamin A 78.1% Vitamin C 2.4%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 39.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Chocolate Ganache Recipe Video