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Water Ganache Recipe

How to make water ganache using water instead of cream. Easy to do and tastes great! Can be used for making drip cakes or let it cool to peanut butter consistency and ice your cakes. 
4.97 from 66 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 5 mins
cooling time: 15 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Serves: 7 oz
Calories: 130kcal


White Chocolate Water Ganache

  • 6 oz (170 g) white chocolate I prefer guittard white chocolate wafers
  • 1 oz (28 g) warm water

Dark Chocolate Water Ganache

  • 6 oz (170 g) chocolate I use guittard semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1.5 oz (43 g) warm water



  • Melt your white chocolate in a glass bowl over a double boiler or in the microwave. Do not over-heat
  • Stir in your water until combined and smooth. Add in colorings as desired. 
  • Let cool to 90 degrees before piping onto the cake or if using to frost your cake, let thicken to peanut butter consistency before using. 


Calories: 130kcal (7%) | Carbohydrates: 14g (5%) | Protein: 1g (2%) | Fat: 7g (11%) | Saturated Fat: 4g (20%) | Cholesterol: 5mg (2%) | Sodium: 21mg (1%) | Potassium: 69mg (2%) | Sugar: 14g (16%) | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 48mg (5%) | Iron: 0.1mg (1%)