Simple Chocolate Ganache - Cake Decorating Basics

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Sep. 18, 2014

Chocolate Ganache, Simple made in less than 2 mins and tastes scrumptious. Chocolate and Cream, can it ever go wrong? Never! Now, whenever you are confused what to apply on your cake, make this ganache. Its so versatile that it can ba used as a glaze, or a frosting or a icing or for piping..


Dark chocolate 150 Gram
Cream 150 Gram
Butter 3 Teaspoon (2



Chop the chocolate. Heat the cream in a saucepan until starts bubbling.

Once the cream is fairly hot, switch off the flame and dump in the chocolate and let it be undisturbed for a minute.

Now whisk in the butter and voila, our ganache is ready.


For Glaze: Use it once it comes down to room temp.

To use as a Frosting, let it sit in countertop for a couple of hours or 2-3 hrs in fridge and use.

As a whipped icing, let it sit in fridge for 3-4 hrs and then whip using beaters.

Can also be used for piped designs on cake.


Cream: You can use any cream. Non Dairy Whipping cream or low fat whipping cream or any cream. Milk can also be used, but it wont have that richness and cant be whipped!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1472Calories from Fat 579

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 63 g96.9%

Saturated Fat 40 g200%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 312 mg13%

Total Carbohydrates 209 g69.7%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40%

Sugars 124 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet