Chocolate Lavender Tart with Cocoa Matzoh Crust

The crunchiness of the crust contrasts wonderfully with the filling's smooth, creamy texture, while the hint of lavender is very subtle & delightful. . . Recipe by Rori Trovato on

Yield: 12 servings
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  • Chocolate & Matzoh


  1. Crust:
  2. 5 oz / about 1 cup Matzoh meal
  3. 2 T dark cocoa powder
  4. 3 T honey
  5. 4 T unsalted pareve margarine, melted (use butter if this not for Passover)
  6. Filling:
  7. 1 cup heavy cream
  8. 12 oz bittersweet or semisweet chocolate
  9. 5 to 6 sprigs fresh lavender
  10. 1 T cocoa powder
  11. 1 T unsalted pareve margarine or butter if this is not for Passover

  12. Make the crust:
  13. Preheat the oven to 350 F. Lightly oil a 9" springform pan.
  14. In a large bowl combine Matzoh meal, cocoa, honey & butter; pour the mixture on the bottom & pat into place until packed tight.
  15. Bake for 10 mins until fragrant; remove from oven & cool completely.

  16. Make the filling:
  17. Meanwhile heat the cream until just boiling; add the lavender; remove from heat; steep for 10 mins; remove & discard the lavender.
  18. Reheat the cream to a slight boil; reduce the heat to low; add the chocolate; stir until just smooth, about 1-2 mins; remove from heat; stir in the cocoa powder & butter & stir until melted.

  19. Pour into the prepared crust; cool in the refrigerator for at least 2 hrs or can be made 1-2 days in advance, covered completely.

  20. To serve:
  21. Remove from the refrigerator for at least 1 hr before serving. Loosen the sides & cut into thin slices.
April 2012

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