Rating: 3 stars
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Chocolate ganache filling for macaron cookies.

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Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
cook:
5 mins
additional:
30 mins
total:
45 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
1 cup
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat heavy cream in a small saucepan over medium-low heat, swirling once or twice, just until edges bubble, about 5 minutes.

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  • Place chocolate in a bowl. Pour hot cream over chocolate and whisk until smooth. Let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes, before using.

Cook's Note:

Substitute semisweet chocolate for the bittersweet chocolate if preferred. Use chocolate chips instead of chopped chocolate if desired.

Nutrition Facts

97 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 6.3g; fat 7.7g; cholesterol 15.7mg; sodium 4.8mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
11/30/2018
True simple ganache made with the standard 1:1 (ounces) ratio of cream to chocolate. The quality and flavor will depend on the quality and type of chocolate used. Wonderful versatile recipe. Whip cooled ganache if you’re looking for a lighter color and texture. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
09/08/2019
I must have done something wrong! I made it exactly as the recipe read, but mine never got thick, let alone thick enough for a macaron filling. Wish I knew what I did wrong. Read More
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/29/2018
True simple ganache made with the standard 1:1 (ounces) ratio of cream to chocolate. The quality and flavor will depend on the quality and type of chocolate used. Wonderful versatile recipe. Whip cooled ganache if you’re looking for a lighter color and texture. Read More
(3)
Rating: 1 stars
09/08/2019
I must have done something wrong! I made it exactly as the recipe read, but mine never got thick, let alone thick enough for a macaron filling. Wish I knew what I did wrong. Read More