Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate Ganache

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate Ganache Topping.

I completely underestimated Chocolate Ganache Topping when I set out to make this Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake.

Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

When the ganache sets up it becomes a silky smooth layer of fudge-like goodness.  Or the inside of the most decadent truffle.  I won’t be reserving this for only cheesecake.

Chocolate Ganache Topping
Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake

Chocolate Ganache

Southern Living 2010


  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 4-ounce dark chocolate baking bar
  • 1 4-ounce semisweet chocolate baking bar


  • Bring cream to a light boil in a saucepan over medium heat.
  • Chop chocolate bars into small pieces. Pour hot cream over and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Whisk until smooth. Then allow to cool until slightly warm (about 15 minutes).

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