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Chocolate Ganache and Marshmallow Topping

Ganache is strictly chocolate that is melted and thinned out with cream

Chocolate Ganache and Marshmallow Topping

This chocolate ganache recipe is really easy and only requires two … the longer ganache sits, the thicker and more of a frosting it becomes.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time58 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Keyword: chocolate, Chocolate Ganache Frosting, chocolate ganache marshmallow frosting, frosting, marshmallow topping, sauce



  • cup Heavy cream
  • 2 tsp. Light corn syrup
  • 4 oz. Milk bar chocolate, finely chopped


  • 1 pkg. Unflavored gelatin (.25 oz.)
  • ¼ cup Cold water


  • ½ cup Sugar   
  • ½ cup Light corn syrup
  • ¼ cup Water
  • tsp. Kosher salt


  • 1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract


The Ganache

  • heat cream and corn syrup in a saucepan over medium until simmering. Pour cream over chocolate in a bowl; let stand 5 minutes, then whisk until smooth. Let ganache stand until thickened, 45 minutes to 1 hour

The Marshmallow Topping

  • Sprinkle gelatin over cold water in the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Boil sugar, corn syrup, ¼ cup water, and salt in a saucepan over medium-high heat until mixture reaches 240° on a candy thermometer, about 10 minutes; immediately remove from heat.
  • Slowly drizzle syrup down side of mixer bowl into gelatin mixture, mixing with whisk attachment on low speed. Once all syrup is added, gradually increase speed to high
  • Whip mixture until billowy and lukewarm, about 6 minutes.
  • Add vanilla to mixture during last minute of whipping.


  • ⅔ cup Ganache; 2 cups topping
  • Prepare the ganache first, then whip up the marshmallow topping while the ganache sets up.

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Written by Lisa Yarde

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