Coffee Tart

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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