Easy Ganache

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller

Easy Ganache is spiked with bourbon and honey and covers our Chocolate Shortbread Cake.

This recipe goes with Chocolate Shortbread Cake

Yield: Makes about 1 3/4 cups
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Hands On: 10 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes


  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate morsels (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 1 tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Heat heavy cream in a saucepan over medium heat just until cream begins to boil. Pour over semisweet chocolate morsels in a heatproof bowl; stir until smooth. Stir in bourbon, honey, and kosher salt. Let stand 10 minutes or until spreading consistency.
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