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Dark Chocolate Ganache

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Dark Chocolate Ganache

Vegan Chocolate Ganache is perfect in a tart, on brownies or in thumbprint cookies.

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This vegan chocolate ganache is rich and flavorful, prepared with coconut milk instead of the heavy cream used in traditional recipes. For best results, use a high-quality dairy-free chocolate.

Makes about 2 cups

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 7 minutes

Total Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces good quality dark dairy-free chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 15-ounce can coconut milk (not lite varieties)
  • 1/2 t. vanilla

Preparation:

1. Place the coarsely chopped dark chocolate in a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.

2. In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, heat the coconut milk until bubbles just begin to appear around the edges and steam rises from the surface. Pour the hot coconut milk over the chopped chocolate and let stand without stirring for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, stir the chocolate-coconut milk mixture until glossy and smooth (this will take about 2 minutes of gentle stirring). Add the vanilla extract and stir until incorporated. Use warm or slightly cooled.

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Delicious Ganache, Member deezersperry

Since I cannot eat dairy I searched for a dairy free ganache recipe. I found this one and it is excellent. Perfect filling for our party cakes. I used dairy free chips and it turned out wonderful! Thank you:)

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