Triple-Berry Chocolate Tart

Triple-Berry Chocolate Tart IMAGE Image by: Triple-Berry Chocolate Tart IMAGE Author: Canadian Living

This gorgeous and decadent tart comes together in a snap. The truffle-like centre is a simple ganache, which allows the berries to shine. To serve, run hot water over a sharp knife before cutting and wipe it clean after every slice.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2012

Ingredients

  • 6 oz blackberries
  • 6 oz raspberries
  • 6 oz blueberries
  • 1/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
Chocolate Crust:
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
Ganache:
  • 1 1/2 cup whipping cream 35%
  • 8 oz dark chocolate chopped

Method

Chocolate Crust: In bowl, beat butter with sugar until fluffy; beat in egg yolk and vanilla. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt; stir into butter mixture. Press onto bottom and up side of greased 9-inch (23 cm) round tart pan with removable bottom. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Bake on baking sheet in 350ºF (180ºC) oven until surface appears dry, about 30 minutes. Let cool on rack.

Ganache: In small saucepan, bring cream to boil; pour over chocolate in bowl. Let stand for 2 minutes; whisk until chocolate is melted and smooth. Pour into prepared crust; refrigerate for 2 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover loosely and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Arrange blackberries around edge of tart; place 1 in centre. Arrange raspberries inside blackberries; place 5 around centre blackberry. Fill empty space with blueberries.

In small microwaveable dish, microwave jam with 1 tbsp water on high until liquid, about 40 seconds; brush over berries. Let stand at room temperature for 45 minutes before serving.

Nutritional facts Pper serving: about

  • Fibre 7 g
  • Sodium 116 mg
  • Sugars 29 g
  • Protein 6 g
  • Calories 579.0
  • Total fat 40 g
  • Potassium 408 mg
  • Cholesterol 115 mg
  • Saturated fat 24 g
  • Total carbohydrate 54 g

%RDI

  • Iron 25.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 21.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 7.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 26.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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