Make your own Chocolate Ganache Cake!


By the looks of the title, you may start watering your mouth. Or maybe you don’t, just as fair. But, this cake is perfect for the upcoming holidays and is a wonderful dessert to serve to friends and family. So, let’s get started!

Salted Dark Chocolate Cake With Ganache Frosting Recipe - NYT Cooking
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Step 1: the Ganache

• 3/4 lb bittersweet chocolate (minimum of 54% cocoa mass; approximately 3 cups)
• 3/4 cup heavy cream (minimum of 33% milk fat)
• 5 oz unsalted butter (soft)

Cut the butter into small pieces and let it soften at room temperature. Next, chop the chocolate into small pieces. Heat the cream on a medium-high heat. Once it boils gently, pour it over the chocolate and let it sit for a few minutes. Whisk until it shows a smooth consistency. Add the soft butter, whisk it, cover it and set aside.

Step 2: the Cake

• 2 1/4 cups of sugar

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