Chocolate Ganache (Frosting For Double Chocolate Mocha *Iw* Cake) Recipe

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Submitted by earth_mom

Makes 16 servings



This is enough frosting for both cake and filling. If you use raspberry filling, use half recipe of ganache. (oh yeah, it's over the top. no question). Give some of it away at your gathering...it only keeps 3 days total.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Ganache (frosting for Double Chocolate Mocha *IW* Cake)

1 lb chocolate (11)
1 cup cream, heavy
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp light corn syrup
1/4 cup butter

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Ganache (frosting for Double Chocolate Mocha *IW* Cake)

  1. Finely chop chocolate

  2. In a 1.5- to 2-quart saucepan bring cream, sugar and corn syrup to a boil over moderately low heat, whisking until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Remove pan from heat and add chocolate, whisking until chocolate is melted.

  4. Cut butter into pieces and add to frosting, whisking until smooth.

  5. Transfer frosting to a bowl and cool, stirring occasionally, until spreadable.

  6. It may be necessary to chill frosting to spreadable consistency.

  7. Try stirring over a bowl of ice water, to cool it quickly and evenly.

  8. Spread frosting between cake layers and over top and sides.

  9. Cake keeps, covered, and chilled, 3 days. Bring cake to room temperature before serving.

Categories

Chocolate, Dessert, Fourth of July, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 39.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
109
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.1g
19%
Saturated Fat
8.2g
41%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Sodium
48mg
2%
Potassium
112mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
20.6g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
17.1g
Protein
2.3g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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