8 oz (1/2 lb or about 1 1/3 cup of ) semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 cup heavy whipping cream Note: If you want more ganache, use the full 12 oz bag and 12 oz (1 1/2 cups) of whipping cream.Perfect Chocolate Ganache + How to glaze a cake! @NatashasKitchen How to Make Chocolate Ganache: 1. Bring heavy cream to a simmer on the stove top, stirring occasionally. Just as soon as you see a simmer, remove from heat and poor over chocolate chips, swirling the bowl to make sure all chips are covered. 2 .Place lid on chocolate chips to trap the heat and let sit undisturbed (no mixing) for 5 minutes. Remove lid and swirl the chocolate chips with a whisk starting in the center and working outward until smooth. It will turn into velvety ganache right before your eyes and you’ll get excited.Perfect Chocolate Ganache + How to glaze a cake! @NatashasKitchenPerfect Chocolate Ganache + How to glaze a cake! @NatashasKitchen 3. Once it’s velvety, let it sit uncovered at room temperature (70˚F) for about 15 minutes before pouring it over your cake. It was perfect for glazing the entire surface of a cake roll after 15 minutes (it should coat a spoon nicely when ready for cake coverage – set your timer!).