Chocolate Ganache Icing

Chocolate Ganache Icing

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"This frosting recipe quickly makes a rich, creamy, and dark chocolate icing with just bittersweet chocolate, brandy, butter, and heavy cream."

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25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 194 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 194 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 30 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt chocolate, cream, butter or margarine, and brandy together until smooth. Allow to cool a little before spreading liberally over cake.
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Excellent! The only change I made was to add 2 Tbsp. corn syrup to the ganache after I removed it from the heat. The frosting was creamy, smooth, and shiny...just what I was looking for. When ...

How wicked is this!! melted chocolate in microwave, then added butter and cream last. Used freshly brewed coffee with teaspoon of sugar to balance the bitterness instead of alcohol. I bought da...

DELICIOUS rich and chocolately, and sooo easy to make! I made mine w/o the brandy as it was for a cake for my mom, and she hates alcohol. Still tasted great!