chocolate caramel tart
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Chocolate Caramel Tart Recipe

This recipe for chocolate caramel tart has layers of silky caramel and dark chocolate sprinkled with flaky sea salt that makes this an unforgettable combination of flavors and textures.

chocolate caramel tart

Chocolate Caramel Tart Recipe

Sadie F
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Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16 servings
Calories 358 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Chocolate Dough

  • ½ cup butter salted, room temperature
  • ½ cup icing sugar plus 1 tbsp icing sugar
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ¾ tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup flour

Caramel Filling

  • 2 cups sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup corn syrup
  • ½ cup butter unsalted
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp mascarpone
  • pinch of salt

Chocolate Glaze

  • ½ cup chocolate 70 to 85%
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • sea salt

Instructions
 

Chocolate Dough

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the butter, icing sugar, and cocoa.
  • Beat until smooth. Add the egg yolk and vanilla and beat until well blended.
  • Sift the flour into the dough mixture, beat on low speed until well blended.
  • Press the dough into the bottom and up the sides of a 25,4 cm (10 inch) tart pan.
  • Preheat your oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
  • Line the tart pan with foil, and fill with dried beans or rice.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, remove the foil and weights and bake until pastry is dry and set another 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.

Caramel Filling

  • In a large saucepan, bring sugar, water, and corn syrup to boil.
  • Stir the pan regularly until the mixture is a medium amber color about 12 minutes.
  • remove from heat, the caramel will continue to boil and darken off of the heat.
  • Carefully but quickly whisk in the butter, cream, mascarpone, and salt until smooth.
  • Pour the hot caramel into the tart, and allow it to cool and set for 1 hour.

Chocolate Glaze

  • In a small saucepan bring the cream to boil.
  • In another mixing bowl place the chocolate and pour hot cream over, whisk until chocolate has melted and the mixture is fully smooth.
  • Pour the glaze over the tart, tilting tart for even coverage.
  • Refrigerate until tart is set, at least 1 hour then sprinkle with a few flaky sea salts.
  • Keep refrigerated until serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 358kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 2gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 65mgSodium: 114mgPotassium: 58mgFiber: 1gSugar: 36gVitamin A: 616IUCalcium: 22mgIron: 1mg
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