Chocolate Walnut Tart

  • esanders Posted: 12/30/10
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    Made this as a Christmas dessert and it was a big hit. I used a pie plate since I don't have a tart pan, and it still came out very good. As others have said, the chocolate taste is more mild than intense. Next time I may add a tablespoon or two of espresso or creme de cacao to intensify the flavor.

  • London1 Posted: 12/19/10
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    Found this very easy to make. I used 3 unsweetened and one semi-sweet square and regular corn syrup as that's what I had on hand. Also used pecans as others had. Would be good served with a bit of ice cream as the dessert is dense like a brownie. A definite make again.

  • RBN1122 Posted: 11/01/10
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    I decided on this recipe after struggling to find a recent CL dessert recipe that had good ratings. The consistency of the tart was fudgy, paired with the crunch of the nuts. I think next time I will try hazelnuts. The cook time was EXACT! Would be great served with a little whipped cream. Will definitely make again, maybe in a tartlet pan for a party.

  • Catwoman Posted: 11/25/10
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    This turned out great - though I wasn't sure... I substituted corn starch for flour to make gluten-free, and the mixture was REALLY stiff when it cooled. (not sure if my corn syrup was old or because of corn starch) I had to work to get the eggs mixed in, and added a bit of milk. Was fine once baked - tasted like a rich brownie, but not too sweet. Very pretty too.

  • Nippersinker Posted: 11/24/10
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    This dish turned out great--the flavors were great, and it was rich without being over the top. It was very easy to make. I just used a regular pie plate, and it worked well.

  • lolacat Posted: 11/27/10
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    Delicious... tasted like a brownie. Very easy to make....I added a little more chocolate than the recipe called for.

  • liz581 Posted: 11/14/10
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    This was good, and gets points for being really easy. It is definitely important to use good quality chocolate (nothing too sweet). I might add more chocolate next time.

  • mbbaci2 Posted: 11/11/10
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    This recipe doesn't have enough chocolate to taste like a chocolate tart and it just tasted sweet. I won't make it again.

  • dtougas Posted: 12/13/10
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    I made this with a party following the recipe except substituting pecans for walnuts. It was wonderful, there was none left to take home and everyone loved it. I'll definitely make this again!

  • dcdori Posted: 11/29/10
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    I added a little more chocolate than the recipe called for after reading the reviews, but it turned out a little stiff. Next time I'll follow the directions. It was tasty though!

  • EastCoaster Posted: 12/11/10
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    This has potential with a little tweaking. I followed the recipe exactly. The end result was a little under-whelming. As other have said, it isn't very chocolatey. It was very mild. I will make this again but next time I am going to mix milk chocolate with the bittersweet and take another poster's suggestion of using hazelnuts instead of walnuts. The recipe is a good start but it needs a little personal touch.

  • crosscourt Posted: 04/06/11
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    This was delicious. My whole family thought it was very chocolaty.

  • dizmaRider Posted: 04/06/11
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    A friend who doesn't care for dessert has requested I make this again. I added instant espresso powder, which really boosted the chocolate flavor. I going to use macadamia nuts next time.

  • Sassyjeanne Posted: 01/02/12
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    I don't know what I did wrong but the filling just went into the garbage can. After cooling to room temperature, I couldn't get the eggs to emulsify, even after trying it in the food processor.

  • 2Cookie Posted: 11/27/11
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    I expected more. I didn't find anything wrong with it other than being ordinary. I also made this as one of my Thanksgiving desserts, and was glad I had two others to offer. I followed the recipe exactly. It was dense, which I expected, but there was no wow! it was chocolate but with no intensity. I served homemade whipped cream with it, and that helped but not much. Perhaps a tsp of instant expresso coffee might energize it.

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