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Black Forest Tart Recipe

Black Forest Tart Recipe

Cherry pie filling and a melted chocolate drizzle tastefully top a rich, fudgy cake in this elegant dessert from our home economists.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + cooling Bake: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • FILLING:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 2 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 11-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom.
  • 2. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. In a microwave, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. In a large bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt until thickened, about 4 minutes. Blend in chocolate mixture. Stir in flour and mix well.
  • 4. Pour into crust; spread evenly. Bake at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack. Spread pie filling over the top.
  • 5. In a microwave, melt chocolate and cream; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drizzle over tart. Chill until set. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 411 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 258 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.