Published On: Thu, Oct 3rd, 2019

Chocolate ganache tart

A decadent chocolate ganache tart worthy of any occasion

If you’re not going to try the best chocolate ganache tart recipe, then maybe reassess your priorities! Chocolate always over anything else!

Chocolate Ganache Tart

Chocolate Ganache Tart

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 509 kcal
Author Niki Webster

Ingredients

FOR THE GANACHE

  • 250 ml coconut cream
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla powder or extract
  • 100 g bar of quality vegan chocolate
  • 1 tbsp raw cacao

FOR THE BASE

  • 250 g walnuts
  • 10 medjool dates
  • 2 tbsp raw cacao
  • 2 tbsp buckwheat groats
  • a pinch of sea salt

FLAVOUR OPTIONS (PICK ONE)

  • 1 tbsp orange blossom extract
  • 1 tbsp espresso powder
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1 tsp mint extract

TOPPING OPTIONS

  • raspberry compote
  • berries
  • vegan ice cream
  • Whipped coconut cream

Instructions

  1. Firstly break up the chocolate and add to a large bowl.

  2. Heat the coconut cream, coconut oil, maple syrup and vanilla in a saucepan until just before boiling, stirring constantly.

  3. Pour the mix over the chocolate and leave for a few minutes to allow the chocolate to melt.

  4. Fold in the raw cacao and stir gently so that everything is combined. Pop in the fridge while you make the base.

  5. To make the base, blitz the walnuts in a food processor until you get a crumb-like consistency. Add the dates, cacao, buckwheat and salt and blend again until everything combines. Add whichever flavour you fancy. The mix should stick together between your fingers.

  6. Add the mixture to a 25cm (10in) pie tin and press down firmly with your hands, then up the sides.

  7. Remove the ganache from the fridge and pour onto the base. Transfer back to the fridge and allow to set for at least 2-3 hours. Top with whichever toppings you fancy!

Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Ganache Tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 509 Calories from Fat 308
% Daily Value*
Fat 34.2g53%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Sugar 36.3g40%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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