Chocolate Ganache

This recipe is part of the recipe for Walnut Tartlets with Chocolate Ganache Filling


Makes about 1/3 cup


2 tablespoons whipping cream
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup (2 ounces) chopped semisweet chocolate or semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 teaspoon vanilla


  1. Heat whipping cream and butter in small saucepan over medium heat until butter melts and mixture boils, stirring frequently with wooden spoon. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in chocolate and vanilla until mixture is smooth, returning to heat for 20 to 30 second intervals as needed to melt chocolate. Keep warm (ganache is semi-firm at room temperature).

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