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Ganache Tart

Ganache Tart

This Ganache Tart recipe is easy yet decadent with a homemade almond (or plain) and butter tart crust and smooth homemade chocolate ganache.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Ganache Tart
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Sara Maniez

Ingredients

crust

  • 1 recipe single crust recipe search LLS "Single Crust Recipe"
  • 1/4 teaspoon granulated white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure almond extract I use organic
  • 1.4 cup almonds (measured when whole) finely chopped

filling

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream I suggest organic
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder or instant coffee (not regular coffee!)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1.5 cups semi sweet or dark chocolate morsels or chopped bar, highest quality is best
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or almond extract

Instructions

crust

  1. Prepare "single crust recipe" according to directions and when mixing the ingredients, add in the sugar, almond extract and chopped almonds.

  2. When the dough is ready, after it's been chilled, roll out into the shape of your tart tin and press into the tin. Prick the bottom with a fork, add a sheet of parchment paper then add your pie weights and bake in 450 degree F oven for 15-20 mins or until the crust is golden and cooked through.

filling

  1. In a medium saucepan on the stove top, over low-medium heat, add in heavy whipping cream, unsalted butter, espresso powder, stir with a whisk, bring to a boil and remove from heat. Add in the chocolate and pure vanilla extract. Let it sit for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, stir in one direction until the chocolate and ingredients are completely combined and smooth. Pour into the cooked tart crust. Allow to cool to room temperature and then transfer to the refrigerator to cool completely at least 2 hours or overnight before serving.