Chocolate-Crusted Chocolate Tarts

There is double the chocolate in this tart recipe. Chocolate crust and chocolate filling make the easy dessert rich with flavor. Work carefully to get an even layer of crust in the muffin tins.

Chocolate-Crusted Chocolate Tarts
Photo: Edmind Barr
Prep Time:
25 mins
Bake Time:
25 mins
Cool Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
12

Ingredients

  • 1 Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart Shells (see recipe below)

  • 10 ounce 85-percent-cocoa chocolate or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped

  • ¾ cup whipping cream

  • ½ cup milk

  • 3 tablespoon flavored honey (raspberry, cinnamon, or ginger)

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • Halved or chopped hazelnuts (filberts) (optional)

Chocolate-Hazelnut Crust

  • ½ cup melted butter

  • 2 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 ¾ cup crushed chocolate wafer crumbs (about 32 cookies)

  • cup ground hazelnuts

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degree F. Prepare Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart Shells; set aside.

  2. In a medium microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate, cream, and milk. Microwave, uncovered, on 100 percent power (high) for 3 to 4 minutes or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth, stirring once each minutes. Stir in honey. Or, place chocolate in a medium-bowl. Set aside. In a small saucepan combine cream and milk. Bring to boiling. Pour over chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted. Stir in honey.)

  3. Place egg in another medium bowl. Gradually stir hot chocolate mixture into beaten egg. Pour into tart shells.

  4. Bake 25 minutes. Cool slightly on wire rack for 30 minutes. Serve warm. If desired, garnish with coarsely chopped hazelnuts (filberts). Makes 12 servings.

Chocolate-Hazelnut Crust

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Lightly coat 12 - 2-1/2-inch muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl stir together melted butter, sugar, chocolate wafer crumbs, and ground hazelnuts. Press into the bottom and sides of prepared muffin cups. Bake for 5 minutes. Using the bottom of a 1/4 or 1/3 cup dry measuring cup, lightly press down bottoms of crusts. Set aside while making filling.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

379 Calories
28g Fat
33g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 379
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 28g 36%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 218mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 0.6mg 3%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 212mg 5%
Folate, total 12.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.