Chocolate-Mint Tart

Makes 12
Prep 25 m
Cook 3 m
Freeze 20 m
Chill 120 m

Ingredients

Crust:

Filling:

Directions

Crust:

  1. 1 of 1 Combine cracker crumbs, sugar, cocoa powder and melted butter in a medium-size bowl. Stir until evenly combined. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch removable-bottom tart pan. Refrigerate until ready to fill.

Filling:

  1. 1 of 3 In small saucepan, combine chocolate and 1 cup of the heavy cream. Heat over medium heat, stirring until smooth. Remove from heat; stir in mint extract. Set aside 1/2 cup. Pour remainder into cold crust. Freeze 15 minutes.
  2. 2 of 3 In glass bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 3 tablespoons cold water. Let sit 5 minutes. Microwave 20 seconds, until melted. Let cool. Meanwhile, combine cream cheese, milk and 4 tablespoons of the sugar in a large bowl. Beat until smooth. Slowly add reserved 1/2 cup chocolate mixture. Beat until smooth. Beat in 2 tablespoons of the gelatin mixture. Fold in mint pieces. Spoon into crust over chocolate layer, spreading level. Freeze 5 minutes.
  3. 3 of 3 Beat remaining 1 cup cream and 3 tablespoons sugar in bowl until soft peaks form. With mixer running, blend in remaining gelatin mixture and beat to firm peaks. Spread on top of tart. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Garnish, remove side of pan and serve chilled.
Nutrition Information for Chocolate-Mint Tart
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Per Serving: 84 mg chol., 20 g sat. fat, 457 kcal cal., 5 g pro., 37 g carb., 34 g Fat, total, 2 g fiber, 207 mg sodium
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