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The perfect ganache

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Sometimes, when you see a cake, decorated with chocolate ganache, you think it might be very difficult to make. But in reality it’s not that difficult.

I want to share a recipe with you, my friends, and maybe one day you can use it.

Ingredients:

¾ cup 35% whipping cream
6 ounces (180 gram) bittersweet chocolate (I’m using chocolate chips, but only a good quality)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

In a heavy saucepan combine together cream and chocolate and stir together over medium-low heat, until the chocolate melts and bubbles start appearing around the side.

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Quickly whisk the mixture until smooth and add vanilla extract.

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Pour the ganache into a heatproof glass container that can go in the freezer. Keep in the freezer just 10-15 min, until ganache thickens.

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Remove from freezer and use immediately to ice the cake fast, while the ganache spreads easily.

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Any leftovers you can keep in the refrigerator for several days, and use again later. In that case you need to put your container in a double bath, to melt the ganache.

Enjoy!

Nune

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