Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
Save Recipe Print
Chocolate Tart with Cocoa Whipped Cream
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
1 hr 45 min
Active:
45 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

For the crust:
For the filling and topping:

Directions

Make the crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Pulse the cookies, granulated sugar and salt in a food processor until finely ground. Add the melted butter and pulse until the mixture starts to clump. Transfer to a 9-inch fluted tart pan with a removable bottom and firmly press on the bottom and up the side of the pan. Bake until the crust is firm, 12 to 15 minutes. While the crust is still warm, use the back of a spoon to gently press any cracks together. Transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Make the filling: Heat 1 cup milk in a medium saucepan until hot but not boiling. Meanwhile, whisk the egg yolks, granulated sugar, cornstarch, 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, the vanilla, salt and the remaining 1/2 cup milk in a large bowl. Gradually whisk the hot milk into the egg yolk mixture until smooth. Pour the mixture into the saucepan and cook, whisking constantly, until it comes to a boil and is thick like pudding, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and whisk in the chocolate until melted. Pour the filling into the crust and smooth the surface with an offset spatula. Gently press plastic wrap directly onto the surface to prevent a skin from forming. Refrigerate until cold and set, about 2 hours.

Make the topping: Beat the heavy cream, confectioners' sugar and remaining 3 tablespoons cocoa powder in a large bowl with a mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. Spread the cocoa whipped cream on the tart and top with sprinkles.

Photograph by Johnny Miller

Categories:

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Quick and Easy Apple Tart

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Recipe courtesy of Katie Lee

Chipotle-Salted Chocolate Truffles

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Chocolate Tart

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Chocolate Tart

Recipe courtesy of Francois Payard

Chocolate Tart

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.