Milk Chocolate Ganache

filed under: Decorating on August 13, 2011
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    Milk Chocolate Ganache

    Quick. Easy. Delicious. 

    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Milk Chocolate Ganache
    Author: Amanda Rettke
    • 12 oz bag milk chocolate chips
    • 6 oz heavy cream
    1. Bring heavy cream to a boil and remove from heat.
    2. With chocolate chips in a heat safe bowl, pour cream over chips and slowly stir until all chips are melted.

    3. You can use ganache immediately or let sit to thicken.

    *You can use any type of chocolate with this recipe.

    I actually wanted a much thicker consistency of this for a cake inspired by a 100 GRAND candy bar, so I made a couple easy additions.

    Put 1/2 to 1 cup of powder sugar in mixer and pour ganache over it.  Mixer with whisk attachment.  You can add as much sugar as you want to reach desired consistency, I added about 1 1/2 cups total.

    I then poured it over my cake!

    Click here to see how this cake turned out!

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  • Bonnie Velazquez says:

    Hi there! I”m absolutely in love with your blog! I”m an aspiring cupcake bakery owner and I’ve seen so many amazing things here on your site. You’re definitely a huge inspiration. Now on to the business at hand, I wanted to know how many cups of ganache this makes? And how many cups of ganache would I need for your beautiful Chocolate pumpkin spice cake? I know this is a different recipe but I”m in a bit of a rush as I”m planning out my baby shower and I was really looking forward to making that cake.

    Thanks so much,

  • Evelyn says:

    Hi Amanda, I hope your having a swell day I was wondering if I let this ganache sit out in my fridge with it get thicker so that I can whip it. I once tried milk chocolate with a semi sweet chocolate ganache recipe it took forever to get thick and when I whipped it it got all soft and i’m guessing that’s because of the extra milk in milk chocolate. So will this recipe do that?

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