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Under 30 Minutes

Chocolate Glaze

This deep, dark chocolate glaze is the finishing touch for the Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cheesecake.

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  • Yield: Makes 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons
Chocolate Glaze

Photography: chris court

Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2013


  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate (61 percent to 70 percent cacao), finely chopped (3/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons light corn syrup


  1. Melt chocolate and butter in a bowl set over a saucepan of simmering water, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat, and stir in milk and corn syrup. Use immediately.

Reviews (2)

  • MGeers 20 Mar, 2013

    I made this for my friend's birthday.
    Instead of one big cake, I made individual muffin size cheesecakes and put a butter cream flower on top.
    It looked elegant and tasted even better!!!
    It is a decadent, delicious dessert!!
    It takes a lot of time to make, but it's worth the effort.

  • bacalamel5857 13 Mar, 2013

    made this glaze for your chocolate peanut butter cheesecake...simple to prepare and so delicious. The perfect final touch to your cheesecake recipe!

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