Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2003
- 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 3 tablespoons amaretto or Frangelico (optional)
Place chocolate in a large heatproof bowl. Bring cream and liqueur, if using, to a simmer over medium-high heat; pour over chocolate. Let stand 10 minutes; stir to combine with a rubber spatula. Serve, or transfer to an airtight container. Refrigerate up to 3 days; warm by setting container in a bowl of hot water.