Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2007
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 8 ounces bittersweet chocolate (preferably at least 61 percent cacao), finely chopped
Bring cream to a simmer in a saucepan. Pour over chocolate in a medium bowl, and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir until smooth. Let cool completely. Whisk until fluffy. Use immediately.