The contrast between the sweet, rich chocolate filling and the tart lime rind is a thrill for the taste buds.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2008

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

prep:
9 mins
cook:
16 mins
additional:
2 hrs
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 tart)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Source

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

Nutrition Facts

292 calories; fat 12.4g; saturated fat 4.3g; protein 5.9g; carbohydrates 42g; cholesterol 56mg; iron 1.6mg; sodium 197mg; calories from fat 38%; fiber 2.7g; calcium 88mg.
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