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Chocolate Ganache

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 40 mins
  • yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups


  • 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup heavy cream


  1. Step 1

    Prepare an ice-water bath. Place chocolate in a small heatproof bowl. Bring cream to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Pour over chocolate, and whisk until smooth. Set bowl in ice-water bath, and let stand, stirring, until thickened but spreadable and the consistency of frosting. Use immediately.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2010