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Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell
Yield Makes 2 1/2 cups
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.


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

How to Make It

  1. 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.