Whipped Ganache Recipe

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Whipped Ganache recipe by Liz Marek of Sugar Geek Show Cake Tutorials
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Whipped Ganache Recipe

Learn how to make decadent whipped ganache. Perfect for icing cakes or piping onto cupcakes.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword whipped ganache
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 783 kcal


  • 1 lb chocolate good quality, at least 60% cocoa
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 splash rum good quality, I used Kraken rum
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract I used Mexican vanilla extract, use the best quality you can get


  1. Weigh out chocolate. Measure 1 cup of heavy whipping cream.

    weigh out your chocolate and put in a bowl
  2. Heat cream in a sauce pan until it just starts to steam.

    heat heavy cream in a sauce pan until it starts to steam
  3. Put chocolate in a stand mixer bowl and pour hot cream over the chocolate.

    Make sure chocolate is completely covered by cream.

    pour heavy cream over the chocolate in a bowl and make sure the cream is completely covering the chocolate
  4. Attach paddle attachment to stand mixer and mix at low speed until cream and chocolate are combined.

  5. Let mixture cool to room temperature and consistency like peanut butter.

    Let sit until ganache is like soft peanut butter consistency
  6. Add 1 tsp vanilla, a pinch of salt and a splash of rum to bowl. Attach whisk attachment to mixer.

  7. Mix on medium until all ingredients are incorporated, then turn mixer up to high for 2-3 minutes, until ganache is light and fluffy.

Recipe Notes

This whipped ganache is perfect for cake filling, as a frosting for cupcakes or regular cakes and for piping.

Nutrition Facts
Whipped Ganache Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 783 Calories from Fat 540
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60g 92%
Saturated Fat 36g 180%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Potassium 373mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 70g 23%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 58g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 17.5%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 6.6%
Iron 17.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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