Chocolate Ganache Torte Recipe

Chocolate Ganache Torte Recipe

How To Make Chocolate Ganache Torte

The sweetness and “Death by Chocolate” feeling brought about by this over-the-top chocolate ganache torte drizzled with caramel sauce is remarkable.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Chill Time: 4 hours
Total: 5 hours 15 minutes



For Shell:

  • 9ozNabisco’s Famous chocolate wafers,(1 box), or favorite chocolate nut cookies
  • cuppecans
  • 4tbspbutter,melted

For Filling:

  • 2lbssemi sweet chocolate,or bittersweet, well chopped into small pieces, use brick chocolate, not chips
  • ½cupbutter,melted
  • 1cupheavy whipping cream

For Sauce:

  • ½cupbutter,melted
  • cupscane sugar,(1 lb), (white granulated sugar)
  • 1cupheavy whipping cream


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.


  1. Process the wafers and pecans in a food processor or chop by hand until fine, then add enough melted butter so that it holds together when pressed a little in a fist.

  2. Press this mixture evenly into the spring-form pan along the bottom and halfway up the sides.

  3. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven at for 20 minutes, then set aside to cool.


  1. In a double boiler, melt the butter and then add the chocolate. When the chocolate has melted and is swirl-able, slowly add the whipping cream, stirring slowly, until the mixture is blended and smooth.

  2. Pour ganache mixture into the prepared shell.

  3. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours.


  1. Melt the butter over medium-high heat in a thick-bottomed, high-sided pot. Add the sugar. Stir to combine. Increase the heat to high.

  2. Stir as the sugar melts. Once the mixture is melted, there may still be some lumps. Use a whisk and whisk to dissolve the lumps.

  3. When the mixture is brown and smooth, and the sugar all dissolved, remove from heat. Slowly add the cream, ¼ cup at a time, stirring briskly until well blended and smooth.

  4. Let cool until warm, but not hot, before serving.

  5. Drizzle over torte, serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 566.69kcal
  • Fat: 38.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 21.57g
  • Trans Fat: 0.47g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.01g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 61.88g
  • Fiber: 3.43g
  • Sugar: 52.75g
  • Protein: 3.66g
  • Cholesterol: 63.37mg
  • Sodium: 89.81mg
  • Calcium: 39.88mg
  • Potassium: 227.59mg
  • Iron: 2.04mg
  • Vitamin A: 195.36µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.18mg
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