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Dark Chocolate Lime Tarts

Oxmoor House
Prep time 9 mins
Cook time 16 mins
Other time 2 hrs
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 tart)
The contrast between the sweet, rich chocolate filling and the tart lime rind is a thrill for the taste buds.

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)

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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