recipe Chocolate Pastry, (recipe below)
ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped (1 cup)
large egg, lightly beaten
cup granulated sugar
tablespoon raspberry liqueur or raspberry-flavored syrup
recipe Chocolate Buttercream, (recipe below) (optional)
- Prepare Chocolate Pastry. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Divide pastry in 24 balls. Evenly press each ball on bottom and sides of 24 ungreased 1-3/4-inch muffin cups, using floured fingers if necessary; set aside.
- For filling, in small saucepan heat and stir chocolate and butter over medium-low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in egg, sugar, liqueur, and vanilla. Spoon 1 scant tablespoon filling in each pastry shell.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until pastry is firm and filling is puffed. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Run sharp thin-blade knife around tassie edges; carefully remove from pans. Cool on wire rack. Pipe or dollop on a small amount of Chocolate Buttercream.
- To store, refrigerate tassies in single layer in airtight container up to 3 days. Makes 24 tarts.
cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder
dash of salt
cup cold butter, cut up
tablespoons cold water
- In food processor, combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder, and salt; pulse to combine. Add butter. Cover; process until crumbly. In small bowl, whisk together egg yolk and cold water. Add to processor; pulse until a dough ball forms (add water if dry). If needed, cover and refrigerate until easy to handle.
cup softened butter
cup powdered sugar
tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
cup powdered sugar
- In a medium mixing bowl beat butter on medium-high for 30 seconds. Gradually beat in 1 cup powdered sugar and cocoa powder. Beat in milk. Gradually beat in 1 cup powdered sugar until piping consistency.
Nutrition Facts(Chocolate-Raspberry Tassies)
- Per serving:
- 138 kcal cal.,
- 7 g fat
- (5 g sat. fat,
- 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 2 g monounsatured fat),
- 30 mg chol.,
- 52 mg sodium,
- 16 g carb.,
- 1 g fiber,
- 10 g sugar,
- 2 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet