Chocolate Tart with gold flecks on marble.

Chocolate Tarts

Chocolate makes any dessert better.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 Slices
Calories 300 kcal
Author John Kanell



For the Crust:

  • large egg yolks
  • 1/4  cup  heavy cream
  • cup  all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • cup  2 sticks chilled unsalted butter cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4  cup  plus 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4  tsp  kosher salt

For the Filling:

  • 8 oz bittersweet chocolate finely chopped
  • 4 oz semisweet chocolate finely chopped
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter 1/2 stick, cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tbs granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp fine salt
  • 2 tbs espresso powder

For the Topping:

  • 1 16-ounce package powdered sugar
  • 1/6 cup milk
  • 1/6 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup  butter softened



  1. Place parchment paper into the shell, cut the edges to fit better.

  2. Place beans or weights in the shell and place in the oven preheated to 425F. Bake for 10 minutes. remove from oven, the out beans, and paper. pierce bottom with a fork several times to allow steam to escape and bake for about 15 minutes more at 375F.
  3. Add the chopped chocolate, espresso powder, and butter to a bowl. Bring the milk sugar and salt to a simmer.
  4. Immediately pour the milk mixture onto the chocolate. Leave for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir until well combined.
  6. The filling should be glossy with no lumps.
  7. Pour the warm mixture into the shells and smooth if needed.
  8. Chill in refrigerator for at least one hour.
Nutrition Facts
Chocolate Tarts
Amount Per Serving (1 tart)
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 65mg3%
Potassium 75mg2%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 535IU11%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 19mg2%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.