Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Ganache

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  • Recipe difficulty: Easy
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  • Course: Desserts

Ganache is a glaze, icing or filling for pastries made from chocolate and cream. Cooled ganache can be whipped to increase volume and spread over cake. It can also be used as a sauce by heating it up and pouring it over profiteroles.

Preparation time:  1 minute
Cooking time: 1 minute

Attachments: Flexi Beater

Method

  1. Grate the chocolate. Attach the Flexi Beater, set the temperature to 248ºF and the speed to stirring 1.
  2. Put the cream and sugar into the bowl and bring to the boil. Turn the temperature off.
  3. Add the chocolate and continue to beat until the chocolate has melted.

The ganache can be used as a sauce by just heating it up – a quarter of this recipe is enough for 4-6 portions.

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Add the grated zest of 1 orange to the preparation.

Ingredients

Chocolate (70% cocoa) 2 1/2 cups
Heavy cream 1 cup
Sugar 1/2 cup

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