Tested till perfect Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Tart

Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache Tart

A luscious, rich dessert to please peanut butter and chocolate lovers!

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Holiday Celebrations: 2007

Recipe3 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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  • Portion size 16 to 20


  • 2 cups 2cupschocolate wafer crumbs
  • 1/3 cup 1/3cupbutter, melted


  • 1 1cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup 1cupicing sugar
  • 1 cup 1cupsmooth natural peanut butter
  • 1 tsp 1tspvanilla
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupwhipping cream

Ganache Glaze:

  • 5 oz 5ozbittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupwhipping cream
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In bowl, toss crumbs with butter; pat into 10-inch (25 cm) tart pan with removable bottom. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until set, 8 minutes. Let cool.

Filling: In large bowl, beat together cream cheese, sugar, peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. In separate bowl, whip cream; fold one-quarter into filling. Fold in remaining cream. Spread over crust. Cover loosely and refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

Ganache Glaze: Place chocolate in heatproof bowl. In saucepan, heat cream just until boiling; pour over chocolate and whisk until smooth. Let cool for 3 minutes. Spread over filling. Refrigerate until set, about 1 hour. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days; let stand at room temperature for 15 minutes.)

Nutritional Information Per each of 20 servings: about

cal 304 pro 6g total fat 25g sat. fat 12g
carb 19g fibre 3g chol 40mg sodium 133mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 11 vit A 12 folate 4
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