Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Ganache Frosting
Total:
2 hr 16 min
Active:
12 min
Yield:
approximately 3 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 16 min
Active:
12 min
Yield:
approximately 3 1/2 cups
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped fine
  • 16 ounces (2 cups) heavy cream

Directions

Place the chopped chocolate into the bowl of a food processor.

Heat the heavy cream in a quart-sized, microwavable container and microwave for 3 to 4 minutes on high, or until it just begins to simmer; be careful not to allow cream to boil over. Pour the cream over the chocolate and let stand for 2 minutes. Process by pulsing several times until chocolate mixture is smooth. Use as is for glazing. If you wish to make a lighter frosting, allow it to come to room temperature, approximately 2 hours. Once at room temperature, place in the bowl of a stand mixer and whisk on high for 2 to 3 minutes.

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