Homemade Chocolate Ganache
This homemade chocolate ganache recipe can be used for all sorts of dessert recipes and ideas. The recipe calls for 70 percent healthy dark chocolate and whipping cream to get it's creamy consistency. Using healthy dark chocolate for this homemade ganache recipe may have health benefits. Dark chocolate may be good for your heart, with studies showing that eating even a small serving of dark chocolate two or three times a week may help to lower your blood pressure. Dark chocolate may help to improve blood flow and may even help prevent the formation of blood clots. Eating dark chocolate may also prevent the hardening of the arteries. Dark chocolate contains phenylethylamine which is the same chemical that your brain creates when you feel like you're falling in love. This dark chocolate homemade ganache is just one of the recipes you will find on the Grandmother's Kitchen recipe site. This best chocolate and others can be printed to add to your collection of favorite recipe ideas. **
Makes 1 cup
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4.5 ounces (130 grams) chocolate (70%)
2/3 cup whipping cream (35%)
2 teaspoons honey
Place chocolate pieces (or grated chocolate) into a metal or glass bowl.
On the stove top on high heat, heat the cream, honey bringing to a boil.
Once it comes to a boil, shut if off and pour over the chocolate.
Use a whisk and mix by hand whipping until shiny.
Let the ganache cool and then mix to thicken.
1. If you over mix it will lighten in color and look more like milk chocolate and become less appetizing to true chocolate lovers.
2. To cool the mixture quicker, you can fill the bottom of a larger bowl with ice cubes and set the bowl of ganache on top.
Once cool, spread on your dessert or transfer to a piping bag to decorate.
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Nutrition Facts for: Homemade Chocolate Ganache From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Chocolate, whipping cream, honey.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 1 full recipe. * Per Serving:Calories 959, Calories from Fat 563, Total Fat 62.6g 96%, Saturated Fat 42.0g 210%, Cholesterol 118mg 39%, Sodium 128mg 5%, Potassium 559mg 16%, Carbohydrates 89.7g 30%, Dietary Fiber 4.4g 18%, Sugars 77.3g, Protein 11.5g, Vitamin A 21%, Vitamin C 1%, Calcium 30%, Iron 17%
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