Dark Chocolate Ganache

Use your favorite brand of chocolate candy bar to make this sauce. If desired, a small amount of liqueur can be added to the melted chocolate mixture.

Makes: 3 cupsHands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Medium

Makes: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2⅓ cups finely chopped dark chocolate

Directions

  • Combine cream and butter in a heavy saucepan. Place chopped chocolate in a dry, heatproof bowl. Bring cream and butter to a boil, then immediately pour over the chocolate. Let stand for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Whisk melted chocolate and cream until smooth. Use as directed in recipes.

Recipe Information

Makes: 3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 2⅓ cups finely chopped dark chocolate

Directions

  • Combine cream and butter in a heavy saucepan. Place chopped chocolate in a dry, heatproof bowl. Bring cream and butter to a boil, then immediately pour over the chocolate. Let stand for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Whisk melted chocolate and cream until smooth. Use as directed in recipes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories130
Total Fat11g
Saturated Fat7g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium0mg
Total Carbohydrate10g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars7g
Protein2g