Ganache Stuffed Strawberries

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The multitude of uses for Ganache are magical. There’s Whipped Ganache, Straight Ganache and let it firm up and you have Truffles.

Ganache

  • 8 ounces good dark chocolate, chopped (not below 60 percent cocoa, recommended: Valrhona)
  • 8 ounces heavy cream, scalded

Directions

This can be done in microwave. You only heat the cream just to scald point and pour over chopped chocolate. Allow to set a bit and then stir until combined.

Or another method is completely melt the chocolate in a double boiler. Add the cream to a medium bowl and pour in the chocolate. Whisk the mixture very slowly creating a shiny, elastic emulsion.

It look bad at first while stirring, that’s okay. It will eventually come together. Store this mixture in fridge to firm up or store on counterΒ  depending on the use intended.

For whipped ganache, the mixture needs to be cool but not firm or at complete room temperature. Take the ganache and place in a mixing bowl . With a electric mixer whip until the mixture begins to appear like chocolate mousse. Be careful not to over whip. If that should happen, reheat gently over double boiler and start process from beginning.This can be placed in piping bag with decorative tip or simply used as frosting for cupcakes or fillings for layer cakes, tarts etc. The uses are endless

Use more liquid form for dipping cupcakes into the ganache for a quick frosting.

Use solid form to create chocolate truffles.

39 thoughts on “Ganache Stuffed Strawberries

  1. Not to mention the ganache use of eating with a spoon! πŸ™‚ I love the idea of putting it in strawberries! A combo of some of the yummiest things!

  2. All of your recipes look so delicious. But with this one I think I have fallen in love with you.

    Please pardon the drool.

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