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Chocolate Almond Raspberry Tart

by BnB Finder | February 5th, 2013 | Best BnB Bites, Recipes

Valentine’s Day is time for chocolate, of course, and what goes with chocolate better than raspberries? (Or, okay, maybe strawberries.) How about nuts? In this Chocolate Almond Raspberry Tart from the  St. Francis Inn, Saint Augustine, Florida, you get all three: A creamy but easy to make chocolate filling lies in a sweet, crisp pastry crust that contains toasted almonds.  Red berries (your choice) top the filling, giving a touch of fresh tartness, not to mention Valentine’s Day color.  Think about making this rich, sweet dessert for the 14th — it’s worth the splurge, especially if you share it with someone special.

Chocolate Almond Raspberry Tart

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  1. 1 cup butter, softened
  2. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  4. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  5. 3/4 cup finely chopped toasted almonds
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. 24 oz chocolate chips
  8. 2 1/2 cup heavy cream
  9. Tart Shell Recipe (makes 2)
  10. 1 cup butter, softened
  11. 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  12. 1 teaspoon vanilla
  13. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  14. 3/4 cup finely chopped toasted almonds
  15. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. 24 oz chocolate chips
  2. 2 1/2 cup heavy cream
  1. Combine ingredients into a dough, split into two balls.
  2. Press each ball into an un-greased tart pan (bottom and up the sides).
  3. Bake at 400 for 10-12 minutes. Let cool.
  1. Scald the cream (heat until small bubbles appear around the edges of the pan), pour over chocolate chips.
  2. Stir until smooth. Pour into tart shells, refrigerate until set.
  3. Top with raspberries or strawberries.
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