Chocolate ganache

Ice your favourite cakes and bakes with this decadent ganache. A blend of dark chocolate, sugar and double cream, it's a heavenly combination

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 233
  • fat 20g
  • saturates 12g
  • carbs 10g
  • sugars 8g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 2g
  • salt 0.08g

Ingredients

  • 200g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 300ml double cream
  • 2 tbsp golden caster sugar

Method

  1. Put the chocolate in a large mixing bowl. Pour the cream into a saucepan with the sugar and bring to a simmer, stirring continuously until the sugar is melted. Bring to the boil, then quickly remove from the heat, pour over the chocolate and whisk until smooth and glossy. Use straight away or leave to cool down a little until thick enough to spread on a cake. Alternatively, leave to cool completely, then beat with an electric whisk until light and fluffy and spread on a cake.