And yet another mouth-watering chocolate treat...chocolate truffle tarts in an Oreo crust oozing with dark chocolate and served with fresh red raspberries. And it's a surprisingly simple recipe! New cookbook author, Alida Ryder is the chef behind this chocolat masterpiece. Alida is also the author of the popular food blog,
Simply Delicious, which served as the springboard for her new book. A collection of her dishes and recipes from the heart will be featured in Simple & Delicious, available from Amazon in February of 2013. The cookbook is comprised of hand-written notes, family-style meals, beautiful images and charming stories. Alida's fresh, modern approach and blog-style design make this cookbook a one-of-a-kind that belongs in every kitchen.
Chocolate Truffle TartsMakes 8 mini tarts or one large tart
for the crust
350g (2 cups) oreo biscuits
50g (1/3 cup) butter, melted
for the filling
375ml (1.5 cups) cream
300g (10.58 ounces) dark chocolate, chopped or you could also use 200g (7.05 ounces) dark (70%) and 100g (3.53 ounces) milk chocolate
5ml (1 teaspoon) vanilla extract
2 extra-large eggs
for the glaze
100g (3.53 ounces) dark chocolate
30ml (2 tablespoons) cream
30ml (2 tablespoons) honey/corn syrup
30ml (2 tablespoons) boiling water
Enjoy the decadence...
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