Recipe courtesy of Brian Duffy

Chocolate Ganache Topped Pound Cake

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 1 hr 35 min
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

1 loaf pound cake

8 ounces semisweet chocolate, cut into small pieces

3/4 cup heavy whipping cream

2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions

  1. Cut the pound cake into a desired size and chill. Place the chopped chocolate in a medium sized stainless steel bowl. Set aside. Heat the cream and butter in a medium sized saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil. Immediately pour the boiling cream over the chocolate and allow to stand for 5 minutes. Stir with a whisk until smooth. Top the pound cake with the ganache mixture. Chill until service.