Rating: 4.5 stars
113 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 85
  • 4 star values: 19
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 4

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

Recipe Summary

cook:
5 mins
total:
25 mins
prep:
20 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
2 cups icing
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Ingredients

10
Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt chocolate, cream, butter or margarine, and brandy together in a high-sided saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently, until smooth.

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  • Cool completely and then spread or pipe over cake or cupcakes.

Tips

Store any extra ganache in the refrigerator. Ganache can be reheated in a double boiler, if needed to achieve a spreadable consistency.

Nutrition Facts

194 calories; protein 1.6g; carbohydrates 11.5g; fat 14.5g; cholesterol 26.3mg; sodium 30.1mg. Full Nutrition
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