Decadent Chocolate Ganache Tarts | #MealsThatHeal
10 May

Decadent Chocolate Ganache Tarts

Need a healthy decadent chocolate treat to win over your friends? This special occasion vegan recipe is a delightful addition to a birthday party or festive celebration such as Mother's Day!

For the crust:
1 + 1/4 cup    almonds or pecans
1 + 1/4 cup    shredded coconut
2 tbsp            coconut oil, melted
1 tbsp            cocao powder 
2 tbsp            honey or coconut syrup
Pinch             unrefined sea salt
1 tbsp            coconut milk 
For the ganache filling:
200 g            good quality stevia or coconut sweetened dark eating chocolate, chopped (70 – 85 % cocoa solids)
3/4 cup         full fat coconut cream (from the top of the coconut milk)
Pinch            unrefined sea salt
2 tsp             mint extract or vanilla extract  
To serve:      raw cacao, nuts or fresh berries
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To make the crust: 
1. Prepare 5-6 ramekins or spring tart pans.  
2. Blend all the crust ingredients in a food processor until a chewy dough consistency. 
3. Add  tablespoon of coconut milk. 
4. Press the mixture into your prepared ramekins or pans and set into the fridge to set.
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To make the ganache: 
1. Chop the chocolate into really small pieces. 
2. When you open the can of coconut cream, drain the fluid into a bowl and place aside. 
3. Warm the coconut cream in the saucepan over a medium heat until hot but be careful not to boil. 
4. Remove the pot from the heat. 
5. Add the chocolate and a pinch of salt and flavours if using. 
6. Allow it to stand for a few minutes without stirring. 
7. Stir gently until smooth (should take a minute or so). 
8. If it is too thick to pour, gently warm it on the stove on the lowest heat possible and add a few teaspoons of the reserved coconut water back in. 
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To make the tarts: 
1. Pour the ganache into the ramekins or tart shells and put in the fridge to set (around 2 hours minimum).
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To served:
1. Topped with fresh berries, pecans, cocoa nibs or mint leaves. 
2. Store covered in the fridge for up to 5 days. Makes 5-6 tarts.
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