Silky Chocolate Tart

Break out the best chocolate you can find. It makes a difference. Prep and Cook Time: 45 minutes.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 347
Caloriesfromfat 70 %
Protein 2.7 g
Fat 27 g
Satfat 15 g
Carbohydrate 27 g
Fiber 0.6 g
Sodium 108 mg
Cholesterol 72 mg

Ingredients

1 cup heavy whipping cream
7 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped
1 egg yolk
1 prebaked pastry shell (9 in.)

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a small saucepan, bring cream to a simmer. Remove from heat and add chocolate. Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Let sit 5 minutes. Stir in egg yolk until thoroughly combined.

2. Pour into pastry shell and bake until center of tart is just starting to firm up, about 25 minutes. Let cool to room temperature.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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Sara Moufarrige-Doepke, San Jose, CA,

September 2006