Simple Chocolate Tart

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Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

This simple chocolate tart recipe is easy to make and tastes great on its own, with ice cream, or as a starting point for something more adventurous!

Base Ingredients (to make 4 tarts)

  • 300g chocolate biscuits/cookies (Oreos, Choc Ripple, etc)
  • 125g unsalted butter

Ganache Ingredients

  • 200ml cream
  • 1 x vanilla bean (optional)
  • 200g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  • 50g unsalted butter


Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

To make the base

Using a food processor, blend the cookies to create a fine crumb. Melt the butter and add to the cookie crumbs. Blend until well combined.

Place the mixture into a four 12cm fluted tart tins, pressing mixture onto the bottom and up the sides evenly. Chill the crusts while preparing the chocolate ganache.

Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

To make the ganache

In a medium saucepan, add cream and seeds from vanilla bean. Bring cream to the boil. Remove from heat, add chopped chocolate and butter, stir until melted and well combined.

Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

Pour the chocolate ganache over each tart base. Chill for at least 2 hours before removing from tart pan to serve. Enjoy!

Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

This tart recipe is very easy to alter to suit your tastes. Try adding a hint of spice such as chilli or cinnamon. Make a chocolate peanut butter tart by replacing some of the butter with peanut butter. Or try adding crushed raspberries or strawberries onto the base of the tart before covering with the ganache.

Simple Chocolate Tart Recipe

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Comments On This Post

  1. It’s 7:10 AM.. I still haven’t had my coffee…but now I need Chocolate too!

  2. Any from-scratch substitution ideas for the crust? If I am going to invest the time to bake, I’d rather go all the way and not use industrial cookies like Oreos with their questionable list of ingredients. Chocolate, almond meal and butter, perhaps?

    BTW, my wife gave me a Kitchenaid ice cream maker for my birthday, the fancy kind with built-in compressor, and I made your recipe for Turrón ice cream from The Perfect Scoop two weeks ago to inaugurate it. Absolutely delicious!

  3. Another one of your recipes I’ve furiously enjoyed. I added a bit of stevia for extra sweetness.

  4. Just what the doctor orddree, thankity you!

  5. Easy to prepare and delicious to eat.. Thank you..

  6. Oh wow!! How decadent and rich. And not too hard to prepare either! Really something I could whip up at the last minute, but still looks “impressive.” 🙂 Thanks for the tips!

  7. Gilly

    I made the chocolate tart first time ever it was lovely I’m now addicted to it.

  8. This has yummy all over it. Gonna try this as soon as I get time. Meanwhile, if you can take a look at the recipes here,

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