How To Make A Chocolate Ganache

How To Make A Chocolate Ganache

The biggest point I have came across since becoming a chef is just because something sounds fancy, everyone automatically presumes it would be hard to produce as you will see from the recipe below it is not always the case. I hope you enjoy making your chocolate ganache. Have fun!!

Ingredients

Chocolate 400Grams

Butter 120Grams

Double Cream 300Grams

Flavour As Required E.G Liqueur or Essence

Method

  1. Shave or grate the chocolate for easy melting.
  2. Boil cream and butter and pour onto the chocolate.
  3. Mix until completely smooth.
  4. Add liqueur/flavour as required.



How Ganache can be used to finish cakes and pies off.
How Ganache can be used to finish cakes and pies off.

Notes;

If reheating from the fridge ensure use of bain marie to avoid splitting.

Beautiful Ganache mmmmm!!!
Beautiful Ganache mmmmm!!!

Equipment Required To Make Ganache

  • Cheese Grater/Vegetable Peeler
  • Saucepan 2 Pint
  • Plastic Spatula/Wooden Spoon
  • Measuring Jug
  • Mixing Bowl

Comments 14 comments

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jayjay40 6 years ago from Bristol England

Another great recipe for my collection, thanks for sharing


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

Thanks again jayjay wait till you see my next 2 hubs be out soon so keep an eye out for them.


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Lamme 6 years ago

I love chocolate ganache ... this looks delicious!


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

It sure is Lamme. You should check out my hub on chocolate torte if your a chocolate lover.


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ThoughtfulSpot 6 years ago from PA

Thanks SuperChef... I'm an amateur baker, (kids birthday cakes and such) and I'm always looking for new resources. Off to follow you now.


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

Your welcome ThoughtfulSpot. Glad you liked how to make a chocolate ganache. thanks again !!!


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Juliette Morgan 6 years ago

Thanks - video very good, agree about quality chocolate, years ago you could only get that horrible block of baking chocolate, now choice so good.


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

Rut-roh! I think I'm in love again!!


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

Juliette glad you liked how to make a chocolate ganache. Thanks for stopping by!!

Hi habee nice to see you back again!!


cosette 6 years ago

LOVE ganache! it is such an easy, inexpensive way to make any dessert special. i love to make ganache and serve it on a plain slice of chocolate cake with fresh raspberries and fresh whipped cream. people go nuts over it! rating this UP.


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

cosette I agree totally!! Glad you liked how to make a chocolate ganache.


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shai77 6 years ago

Thanks for the recipe :-)


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Super Chef 6 years ago from Around the world Author

You are very welcome. Thanks for visiting how to make a chocolate ganache


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eventsyoudesign 5 years ago from Nashville, Tennessee

I love chocolate. I have had chocolate ganache before and love it. I have not tried to make it, but always wanted to. What chocolate would you recommend? Thanks for sharing. Teresa

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