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Chocolate Ganache

Pastry chefs use velvety-smooth ganache, made from melted chocolate and cream, as a frosting and filling for cakes and cookies. The kind of chocolate used determines the sweetness and flavor of your ganache always use a good-quality brand.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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¼ to ½ cup pureed silken tofu
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½ cup chopped semisweet or bittersweet chocolate (2 ¾ oz.), or semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions: 

  1. Place tofu in small bowl. (The smaller amount of tofu makes a fudgy, dark ganache; the larger amount makes more of a creamy spread.)
  2. Melt chocolate in top of double boiler set over barely simmering (not boiling) water. When half-melted, remove from heat and stir until creamy. With a rubber spatula, scrape melted chocolate into tofu and stir until well blended. Use immediately or cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 4 days. Bring to room temperature before using.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
53
Protein: 
1 g
Total Fat: 
3 g
Saturated Fat: 
2 g
Carbohydrates: 
7 g
Cholesterol: 
mg
Sodium: 
5 mg
Fiber: 
g
Sugar: 
g
Yield: 
Makes 1/2 cup

Comments on this Recipe

can i use firm tofu instead of silken tofu?