Chocolate Truffle Tart

Hello everyone!

Here is a quick post with a quick and delicious recipe! When you take this pie out of the oven it has a cake-like texture. But you’ll see that it’s really creamy when you’ll cool it and eat it. Raspberries are the best combination with the not-too-sweet chocolate filling.

I’ll be back this week with my systematic experimentation with cake pops : why the heck they crack? Experimentation was successful and the results were conclusive (hypothesis confirmed)

;)

Enjoy!

Chocolate Truffle Tart

Chocolate Truffle Tart
Recipe adapted from Gourmet
Yield about 10 portions

Crust
1 1/2 cups oreo crumbs
3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, melted and cooled completely

Filling
8 oz bittersweet chocolate (less than 60% cacao if marked), coarsely chopped (I used 7 oz semisweet chocolate and 1 oz unsweetened chocolate).
3/4 stick stick (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 large eggs
1/3 cup heavy cream
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

For the crust

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly butter a pie pan.
  • Stir together oreo crumbs and butter in a bowl until combined, then pat mixture evenly onto bottom and sides of pan. Bake until crust is slightly puffed, about 10 minutes, then cool completely in pan on a rack, about 15 minutes.

Filling and assemble

  • Melt chocolate and butter in a saucepan over low heat, stirring until smooth, then remove from heat and cool 5 minutes.
  • Whisk together eggs, cream, sugar, salt, and vanilla in a bowl. Whisk chocolate mixture into egg mixture until combined.
  • Pour filling into cooled crust and rap pan once on counter to eliminate any air bubbles.
  • Bake until filling 1 inch from edge is set and slightly puffed but center trembles slightly when pan is gently shaken, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Let cool for about 30 minutes to 1 hours and then garnish with the fruits of your choice (you don’t want them to bake!)
  • Cool tart completely in pan on a rack, about 2 hours. Chill, uncovered, until center is firm, about 4 hours.

Chocolate Truffle Tart


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Comments

  1. Wow, this looks absolutely devine! I’m close to licking the scree [again!] It sounds delicious. I love that it has a cake like texture but goes creamy when cooled. And the fruit on top are all faves of mine. In fact, I don’t think there is a fruit I dislike!

    Also, I’m sure you saw my post on me changing servers, I think you might’ve commented but I lose track with some comments not moving over, life n’ such (mummy brain?) But if not, you might need to re-subscribe. See this post.

    • Marjorie says:

      Pouhahaha! Your computer screen will be very clean ;) I don’t think I did I was following you via bloglovin’ I’ll do the change!!! I’m following you on facebook though so I’m up to date! ;)

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