Dark Chocolate Lime Tarts

Dark Chocolate Lime Tarts Recipe
Oxmoor House
The contrast between the sweet, rich chocolate filling and the tart lime rind is a thrill for the taste buds.

Yield:

8 servings (serving size: 1 tart)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 9 Minutes
Cook: 16 Minutes
Other: 2 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 292
Fat 12.4 g
Satfat 4.3 g
Protein 5.9 g
Carbohydrate 42 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 197 mg
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Fiber 2.7 g
Calcium 88 mg

Ingredients

1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 cups fat-free milk
2 large eggs
4 ounces dark chocolate, melted
1 tablespoon grated fresh lime rind
8 (3-inch) graham cracker tart shells
1/2 cup frozen fat-free whipped topping, thawed
Lime slices (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 3 ingredients in a medium saucepan; add milk, stirring with a whisk until combined. Cook over medium heat 8 to 9 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly.

Place eggs in a small bowl; stir lightly with a whisk to combine. Gradually add one-fourth of hot milk mixture to eggs, stirring constantly. Add to remaining hot milk mixture in pan, stirring constantly. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium-low heat, stirring constantly. Cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in melted chocolate and lime rind.

Spoon mixture evenly into tart shells. Cover the surface of filling of each tart with plastic wrap, and chill 2 hours or until thoroughly chilled. Remove tarts from aluminum pans before serving, if desired. Top each tart with 1 tablespoon whipped topping and, if desired, a lime slice.

Note:

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

January 2008
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