Chocolate Ganache

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Chocolate GanacheRecipe

Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

Makes 3 1/2 cups


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3 (4-oz.) semisweet chocolate baking bars, chopped
2 (4-oz.) bittersweet chocolate baking bars, chopped
1 1/2 to 1 3/4 cups heavy cream


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Microwave first 2 ingredients and 1 1/2 cups cream in a medium-size microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 1 minute; stir. Microwave 3 to 3 1/2 more minutes or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in up to 1/4 cup cream, 1 Tbsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached.

Note: Reserve 3/4 cup ganache to serve with trifle. Just before serving, reheat reserved Chocolate Ganache in a microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) for 30 to 60 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds.

Created date

November 2014