Dark-Chocolate Ganache

dark chocolate ganache
Photo: Johnny Miller
Makes 3 1/2 cups

Use this rich ganache with our Dark-Chocolate Cake for a devilish indulgence. Be sure to have a glass of milk handy!


  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • ½ cup confectioners' sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 pound bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped


  1. In a large saucepan, bring 2 cups heavy cream, 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, and 1/8 teaspoon salt to a boil. Remove from heat; add 1 pound bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped, and let stand, without stirring, for 1 minute. Whisk just until combined. Refrigerate, stirring occasionally, until spreadable, about 1 hour.

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