White and Dark Chocolate Raspberry Tart
- 15-oz. pkg. Pillsbury All Ready Pie Crusts
- 1 teaspoon flour
- 10-oz. pkg. frozen raspberries, thawed
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 cup fresh raspberries, if desired
- 1/2 cup margarine or butter,softened
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 4 oz. white chocolate or vanilla-flavored candy coating, melted
- 2 eggs
- 2 oz. (2 squares) semi-sweet chocolate, cut into pieces
- 2 tablespoons margarine or butter
Heat oven to 450°F. Prepare pie crust according to package directions for unfilled one-crust pie using ungreased 10-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 10-inch springform pan. (Refrigerate remaining crust for later use.) Place prepared crust in pan; press in bottom and 1 inch up sides of pan. Trim edges. Generously prick crust with fork. Bake at 450°F. for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.
Puree frozen thawed raspberries in blender container or food processor bowl with metal blade; strain and discard seeds. In small saucepan, combine cornstarch and 1 tablespoon sugar; blend well. Gradually add raspberry puree. Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Cool. Spread over crust. Arrange fresh raspberries over raspberry layer. Refrigerate.
In small bowl, beat 1/2 cup margarine and1/3 cup sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add melted white chocolate, beating constantly. Add eggs one at a time, beating at highest speed 3 minutes after each addition. Pour over raspberries; refrigerate until set. In small saucepan over low heat, melt semi-sweet chocolate and 2 tablespoons margarine; carefully pour and spread over white chocolate layer. Refrigerate at least 2 hours or until set. To serve, let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes to soften chocolate layers. Garnish as desired. 10 servings.
To make chocolate leaves, melt white chocolate or vanilla-flavored candy coating. (Unsweetened, semi-sweet or sweet cooking chocolate can be used, too.) Brush melted chocolate evenly on the underside of washed and dried non-toxic leaves such as grape ivy, mir.H lemon or rose. Wipe off any chocolate that may drip to the front side of the leaf. Refrigerate leaves about 10 minutes or until chocolate is set Apply a second coat of chocolate and refrigerate until set Carefully peel leaf away from the chocolate.
Chocolate leaves can be stored in the refrigerator or freezer.