Total Time
55mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 10 mins

I don't remember where I found this recipe. My grandmother, who is a chocoholic, loved it! The chocolate wafer cookies may or may not be difficult to find. If you can't find them, oreos with the filling removed may be used.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Process almonds, cookies and 1/4 cup sugar in a food processor until ground.
  3. Stir in 1/3 cup melted butter.
  4. Press into a 10 inch tart pan and bake at 350 for 10 minutes.
  5. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  6. Heat remaining 3/4 cup sugar, 1/2 cup butter, coffee granules, and chocolate in a heavy saucepan over low heat.
  7. Stir constantly until smooth.
  8. Beat egg yolks until thick and pale.
  9. Gradually stir about 1/4 hot chocolate mixture into yolks; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly - 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture reaches 160 degrees.
  10. Remove from heat. (Mixture will be thick).
  11. Spread 2/3 chocolate mixture into crust.
  12. Cool remaining chocolate mixture 30 minutes.
  13. Beat whipping cream at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  14. Stir 1/3 of whipped cream into remaining chocolate mixture, then fold in the rest of the whipped cream.
  15. Spread over chocolate layer on tart.
  16. Cover and chill 2 hours or until firm.