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No Bake Strawberry Semi-Sweet Chocolate Ganache Tart

Simple 9″ no bake semi sweet chocolate ganache tart with chocolate cookie crust. Chill time is 7 hour.  One hour for crust and 6 for filled tart. Garnished with fresh strawberries and powdered sugar.

Ingredients

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Crust:

15  chocolate sandwich cookies

3 tablespoons melted butter

Tart Filling:

24 ounce packages Bakers Semi- Sweet Baking Bar- 56% or higher Cacao

1 cup full fat heavy whipping cream

Fresh strawberries or berries of choice-garnish

1/4 cup confectioner’s sugar-garnish

Instructions

  1. In base of food processor with steel blade, pulse cookies to fine crumbs.
  2. Transfer crumbs to mixing bowl, add melted butter, toss with fork to combine.
  3. Lightly butter bottom and sides of 9″ round tart pan. Or use cooking spray.
  4. Press crumbs up sides and bottom of tart pan. Chill in refrigerator one hour.

Make Filling:

  1. Coarsely chop baking bars, place in heat proof mixing bowl.
  2. Heat heavy whipping cream in microwave for 35 seconds or until throughly warmed but not boiling.
  3. Pour hot cream over the chocolate.  Allow to rest 4 minutes with out stirring. Slowly mix cream and chocolate together until it is smooth and satiny some what thickened.
  4. Pour ganache filling into chilled cookie crust.  Smooth top of tart with off set spatula.  Return to fridge until set about 4-6 hours or overnight.

Garnish:

Remove tart from fridge.  Decorate top of the tart with fresh clean strawberries, with or with out stems, or other assorted berries like blueberries, raspberries, blackberries.  Sift lightly with confectioner’s sugar over berries.

 

Notes

  • Decorate the tart right before serving to avoid berry juice from weeping onto the filling.
  • Store tart in refrigerator covered with plastic wrap.
  • Using full fat heavy cream will add stability to your ganache filling due to high fat content.
  • Glaze fresh berries with melted strawberry jam for shiny sweet finish if desired.

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