Bourbon Ganache

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Bourbon Ganache is a rich filling made with cream and chocolate--and a splash of bourbon as in this recipe. Use Bourbon Ganache as a filling between Double Chocolate Chip Cookies or as a glaze on your favorite cake or cupcake.

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Ingredients

1 (12-oz.) package semisweet chocolate morsels
1/2 cup whipping cream
3 tablespoons bourbon
3 tablespoons softened butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

Microwave semisweet chocolate morsels and whipping cream in a 2-qt. microwave-safe bowl at MEDIUM (50% power) 2 1/2 minutes or until chocolate begins to melt, stirring at 30-second intervals. Whisk in bourbon, softened butter, and vanilla. Cover and chill, stirring occasionally, 1 hour and 30 minutes or until thickened to a spreadable consistency.

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December 2011