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Chocolate Ganache Drip

This chocolate ganache consistency is perfect for drip cakes or for using as a filling.
4.91 from 10 votes
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Course: Cake, Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Chocolate, Drip Cake, Filling, Ganache
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 1 8" Cake
Calories: 703kcal
Cost: $5


  • 1/2 Cup Chocolate Chip semi-sweet
  • 1/2 Cup Heavy Whipping Cream


  • Add chocolate chips to a medium sized bowl
  • Microwave heavy cream for 1 minute or until it starts to bubble
  • Add heavy cream to chocolate chips and allow to sit for 1 minute
  • Using a whisk, mix the chocolate chips and heavy whipping cream together until combined
  • Now using a spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated
  • If pieces of chocolate are not melted completely, microwave for a few seconds then continue to mix until completely combined
  • Allow ganache to set for one hour at room temperate or can be placed in the fridge for a faster set time


Sodium: 66mg | Calcium: 77mg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Vitamin A: 1749IU | Sugar: 34g | Potassium: 89mg | Cholesterol: 180mg | Calories: 703kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Fat: 61g | Protein: 2g | Carbohydrates: 41g | Iron: 1mg