Sunday, December 1, 2013

Chocolate - Caramel Tarts

These addictive tarts are super simple to make. They are delicious as they look and you cannot stop eating with one . I made these tarts for a get together at home and everyone loved it . It was actually finger licking good. That's how everybody ended up eating too :) .

I made these a day before allowed it to set . They were beautifully set when it was served and the tart shell held its crunchiness too . The bottom layer was  homemade salted caramel sauce and the second layer was Chocolate Sauce/  Ganache and topped with roasted Pecans.



Ingredients :

For the Tart Shell:
All Purpose Flour - 1 Cup minus 3 TBLS
Cocoa Powder - 2 TBLS
Icing Sugar - 2 TBLS
Salted Butter - 4 TBLS
Cold Milk - 2 TBLS ( or till you form a dough)

For the Salted Caramel Sauce:
Butter- 1 Cup
Sugar - 6 TBLS
Heavy Cream - 1/2 Cup

For Chocolate Sauce -
Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips - 8 oz
Heavy Cream - 3/4 Cup
Vanilla Essence - 1 TSP



Instructions:

How to make the Tart Shell:

- Combine all the dry ingredients together.
- Mix the cold butter with the dry ingredients . I t will be looking crumbly
- Lastly add the cold milk and mix .  knead it for a minute .
- Wrap the dough in a cling wrap and refrigerate it till you use it .

How to Bake the Tart:

- Pre heat the oven at 350F.
-Roll out the dough . Shape the dough really thin in a muffin pan ( As we do for Pies)
- Place some parchment paper over each tart shell and keep some nuts over it .
- Bake it for 12 Minutes . Take the parchment paper and nuts out from the tart and bake it again for 5 minutes.
- Once they are baked . take it from the oven.
-Allow it to rest on the muffin pan for 5 minutes and then keep it in the cooling rack allow it to cool down completely .

How to Make the Salted Caramel Sauce : Click for the Instructions

How to Make the Chocolate Sauce :

- Place the chocolate chips in a bowl.
- In another heavy bottom pan boil the heavy cream , when the fresh cream comes to the boiling stage remove from heat and immediately pour it on top of the chocolate chips.
- Keep it stirring till the chocolate gets melted.
- Allow the chocolate sauce to set . Refrigerate it .

How to Assemble the Tarts:

-  Take a tart shell . Scoop a spoonful of  caramel sauce into the tarts.
- Level the caramel sauce .
- Then take another scoop of chocolate sauce place it over the caramel sauce.
- Level the chocolate sauce .
- Garnish it with Roasted Pecans or any nuts to your preference.
- Refrigerate the tarts till you serve them.




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34 comments:

  1. Admire, admire and admire all the way. Perfect and love the whole package, the shells with the caramel.

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  2. Love this best tart I have ever seen

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  3. Tarts looks gorgeous ! must be tasty as seen by looks ...

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  4. Tempting chocolate caramel tart.. Last picture is superb

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  5. lovely tarts looks so so delicious...

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  6. Mmmmm.. creamy dreamy caramel and choco filled tarts. Love them.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  7. these tarts look amazing so very delicious.Thankyou for sending them to Lets cook christmas party food at simply.food

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  8. I love the look of these tarts - so decadent and impossible to resist! Thanks so much for sharing with Made with Love Mondays and welcome to the series!

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    1. Thank you . I am glad to share on made with love mondays

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  9. Delicious chocolate tart, love it, thanks for sharing with favorite recipes event.

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  10. Looks fantastic & delicious.. Nice clicks..

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  11. Nice blog n lovely pics....very delicious tarts n dying here..,

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  12. delicious chocolate tart and nice clicks too....

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  13. omg fabulous tarlets makes me drool here :) so very delicious caramel chocolate flavored one .. yummm !!

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  14. Yummy and cute tarts.
    Glad to follow your blog. Visit my new blog when you get time.

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  15. These tarts look so yummy! I want one right now! (^_^)

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    1. Thank you ritchel .
      Do link your recipes to the event on my blog
      Let's cook for Christmas

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  16. Thanks so much for linking up at The Wednesday Roundup! Looking forward to following along!! Angela @ http://lemoinefamilykitchen.blogspot.com

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  17. this is just divine. absolutely marvelous dessert.

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  18. It looks delicious and perfect treat to try for forthcoming festivals. Thank you for linking it to the WTML event...
    Waiting for more yummy recipes from you.

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  19. Hi Sharanya, Your tarts look gorgeous. Thank you so much for linking it back with us again. I am featuring your tarts this week. Hope you'll drop by to grab the featured button.

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    1. I am so excited to be featured ... Will definitely drop in to grab the button ...

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  20. They look beautiful.. Thanks for linking to my event

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  21. Totally delicious ;-))) wanna pick one right off the screen !

    Thanks for linking to Only baked treats .. Keep those yummy ones coming ;-))

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  22. Hi Shey,
    Your Mini Chocolate Caramel Tarts are just beautiful and look delicious! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and enjoy your weekend!
    Miz Helen
    A New Follower

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  23. Gosh these look so good. I'm featuring these at tomorrow's Thriving on Thursday. Thanks so much for linking up.

    Anne @ Domesblissity

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  24. I am so excited to be featured . will definitely drop by and link some more recipes.

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  25. These sure do look delicious! Thank you so much for submitting them to The Best Blog Recipes Blogger Gallery! Your Featured Post will be going live on 12/23 @ 5:00 pm MST!

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes Blogger Gallery

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