Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Three ingredients are all it takes for decadent Chocolate Ganache Frosting. We spread Chocolate Ganache Frosting between the layers and on top and side of our Stout Chocolate Cake.


Makes 2 1/2 cups

Recipe from


1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Heat cream in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Remove from heat; add chocolate, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Refrigerate 2 to 3 hours or until firm.


Julia Dowling Rutland,

October 2013