How To Make Ganache

Ganache is a light whipped filling made with a mixture of chocolate and dairy ingredients. It's often used in desserts like cakes, truffles, or tarts. Learn how to make this creamy, chocolatey addition to your dessert recipes.

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Step 1:

Combine 1 1/2 cups of cream and 2 tablespoons of vanilla extract into a medium saucepan and bring to a slight simmer over medium heat.

Step 2:

In another bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, 12 ounces of dark chocolate chips, and 1/2 teaspoon of espresso powder.

Step 3:

Pour hot cream mixture over the bowl of chocolate ingredients and allow to sit for 5 minutes.

Step 4:

Whisk until smooth and glossy. The butter and cream are what make the ganache extra creamy and shiny!

Step 5:

Use ganache as a rich filling for tarts, truffles and more! Ready to get started?