Dark Chocolate Ganache Frosting Recipe

Easy Dark Chocolate Ganache Frosting Recipe

Homemade frosting is easy. Don’t buy those tubs of chemicals anymore.  I promise you can do this with no experience at all.

I just whipped this up to put on top of some suped-up cupcakes, I’ll share that recipe later.  This frosting is going to knock your socks off – and deserves it’s own post!

Dark Chocolate Ganache Chips

Easy Dark Chocolate Ganache

Author Carrie Hill


  • 1 C. Dark Chocolate Chips - I use Ghirardelli or Scharfenberger if I can get them
  • 1/2 C. Whipping Cream
  • 1 tsp. Espresso Ground Coffee Beans


  1. Place a glass bowl over a saucepan with about 2 cups of water in it. Make sure the water doesnt touch the bottom of the bowl
  2. Pour the cream and the coffee granules into the glass bowl and whisk well
  3. When the cream starts to get warm, pour in the chocolate
  4. When the chocolate starts to melt, start whisking it into the cream
  5. keep whisking until the chocolate is completely melted
  6. Remove from heat and continue to whisk until the frosting is thickened.
  7. Eat with a spoon............I mean, put it on your cupcakes 🙂