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Easy Homemade Chocolate Ganache in Glass Bowl on White Background

Easy Chocolate Ganache

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Quick and easy chocolate ganache recipe, homemade with 2 simple ingredients: chocolate and heavy cream. Rich, creamy, fudgy. Enjoy it as filling, frosting, drip, glaze or truffles.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword chocolate topping, homemade ganache
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 2 cups
Calories 1383
Author Abeer


  • 1 cup Chocolate chips Semisweet
  • 1 cup Heavy cream


  • Add chocolate chips and heavy cream in a nonstick saucepan over low heat. 
  • Whisk frequently until chocolate is completely melted and mixture becomes smooth and creamy. 
  • Remove from heat and let it cool down until it thickens to your desired consistency. Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 1 week and reheated in the microwave. 
  • 1:2 ratio (1 cup chocolate to 2 cups heavy cream)- Thin consistency for dipping.
  • 2:1 ratio (2 cups chocolate to 1 cup heavy cream)- Firm consistency for piping and making truffles. 
  • 1:1 ratio (1 cups chocolate to 1 cup heavy cream)- Medium consistency for thick glaze, drip cakes, filling in cakes/ cupcakes.


Calories: 1383kcal | Carbohydrates: 105g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 100g | Saturated Fat: 80g | Cholesterol: 165mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 1229mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 62g | Vitamin A: 1767IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 623mg | Iron: 2mg