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Chocolate Berry Tarts Recipe

Chocolate Berry Tarts Recipe

I sometimes use a ready-made crust if I'm short on time, shares Louise Gilbert, Quesnel, British Columbia. Either way, this rich berry dessert is an elegant treat.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 cup chocolate graham cracker crumbs (about 5 whole crackers)
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1/3 cup fresh raspberries
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, melt 4 tablespoons butter; stir in cracker crumbs and sugar. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of two 4-in. fluted tart pans with removable bottoms. Freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, combine the cream, cinnamon and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips until melted. Pour into crusts. Refrigerate until firm, about 1 hour.
  • 3. Just before serving, arrange berries over filling; sprinkle with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 tart equals 796 calories, 57 g fat (34 g saturated fat), 106 mg cholesterol, 454 mg sodium, 75 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.