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


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

  2. Love this best tart I have ever seen

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

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

  5. lovely tarts looks so so delicious...

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

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

  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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  16. Thanks so much for linking up at The Wednesday Roundup! Looking forward to following along!! Angela @

  17. this is just divine. absolutely marvelous dessert.

  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.

  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.

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

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

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

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

  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

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

    Anne @ Domesblissity

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

  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