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Rich Chocolate Ganache Topping Recipe


Vegan Hazelnut Cupcakes

Like the name says, ganache is an all-purpose, thick, extreme chocolate glaze that goes with cupcakes of every stripe. Use either vegan semisweet chocolate or any vegan dark chocolate with a cacao content of up to 60 percent.

Serve with the Vegan Hazelnut Cupcakes recipe.

Adapted from “Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World” by Isa Chandra Moskovitz and Terry Hope Romero.


  • ¼ cup soy milk
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup


Bring the soy milk to a gentle boil in a small saucepan. Immediately remove from heat and add the chocolate and maple syrup. Use a rubber heatproof spatula to mix the chocolate until it is fully melted and smooth. Set aside at room temperature till ready to use.