Chocolate Ganache

Very Easy
Makes enough for 12 cupcakes
  • 4 oz. semisweet baking chocolate, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream

Place chocolate in a heat-safe glass mixing bowl; set aside. Microwave cream 30 sec. to 1 1/2 min. on high power until very hot but not boiling. Pour cream over chocolate; let stand 2 min. Stir until ganache is smooth and glossy.