Tag: Chocolate

Chocolate Dipped Jalapenos

10 – 20 jalapenos 8oz cream cheese, softened 1/2 teaspoon each cumin, cinnamon, and ginger 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder, or to taste. 1 cup chocolate for melting (dark, semi-sweet, white, milk) 2 tablespoons butter Carefully wash the fresh jalapenos, being sure to remove all of the wax. Dry thoroughly. Cut off the tops of the…

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Ganache

3 parts semi-sweet chocolate 2 parts hot, not boiling, heavy cream Dash of vanilla extract, optional   Melt three parts semi-sweet chocolate in a double boiler or in the microwave, then slowly add two parts not-quite boiling, hot heavy cream. Remove from heat, but allow the mixture to rest for a few minutes before stirring…

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