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Chocolate Ganache with Orange Peel

| Updated Dec 30, 2017

Here is a New Years Eve dessert that will bring lots of smiles and it's easy!

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8 oz.  chocolate cut in 1″ pieces

1 1/4 cups heavy cream

Orange Zest from 3 navel oranges


  1. Pour heavy cream into a medium saucepan, bring to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Take the saucepan off heat.
  3. Add chopped chocolate pieces.  Do not stir.
  4. Rinse oranges, pat dry and zest all 3 of them.
  5. Add orange zest to the heavy cream and chocolate.
  6. Stir the ingredients in the saucepan for 2-3 minutes until the cream is fully absorbed by the chocolate.
  7. Pour mixture into 4 – 6 custard bowls and refrigerate for 2 hours.
  8. Let ganache come to room temperature and serve.

Mike Wendland

Published on 2017-12-30

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

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