Chocolate Ganache Tart

This a delicious, chocolate ganache tart that is very easy to make.
Photo by Ellen P.
Adapted from marthastewart.com

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

PREP TIME

--

minutes

TOTAL TIME

--

minutes

SERVINGS

10

servings

Adapted from marthastewart.com

Ingredients

  • Ingredients

  • Serves 10

  • 3

    tablespoons slivered blanched almonds

  • 6

    tablespoons sugar

  • 1 1/4

    cups (spooned and leveled) all-purpose flour

  • 2

    teaspoons grated orange or lemon zest, (optional)

  • 1/4

    teaspoon salt

  • 6

    tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and cut into pieces

  • 12

    ounces bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped

  • 1 1/4

    cups heavy cream

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Make dough: In a food processor, pulse almonds until finely ground. Add sugar, flour, zest (if desired), and salt; pulse until combined. Add butter, pulsing until coarse crumbs form with no large butter lumps (dough should clump together when squeezed with fingers). 2. Immediately transfer dough to a 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Using a measuring cup, evenly press dough in bottom and up sides of pan. Bake in center of oven until golden brown and firm to the touch, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, about 1 hour. 3. Make ganache: Place chocolate in a large mixing bowl. In a small saucepan, bring cream to a boil. Pour hot cream, through a sieve, over chocolate. Stir until smooth and creamy in texture. Mix in vanilla. 4. Pour chocolate mixture into center of cooled tart shell (if chocolate is lumpy, pass through a sieve). Let stand until set, about 2 hours, or chill for 1 hour.

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