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Hazelnut Crusted Chocolate Tart #BrunchWeek #Sponsored

 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of some our event sponsors.
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Ingredients

Crust

  • 1-1/2 C flour
  • 1/2 C ground hazelnuts
  • 1/2 C softened butter
  • 1/2 C sugar
  • 1 T cold water
  • 1 t hazelnut emulsion or extract

Filling

  • 1-1/2 C organic heavy cream
  • 12 ounces of bittersweet chocolate, chipped
  • 1/4 C butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 t hazelnut emulsion or extract
  • 1 T Frangelico (hazenul liqueur)

For Serving

  • unsweetened cocoa powder, optional
Procedure

Crust
Mix the flour, ground hazelnuts, and sugar; rub in the butter with olive oil until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Stir in 1 tablespoon of water and 1 t hazelnut emulsion with a fork until the mixture forms a ball. Roll out between two pieces of parchment paper. Press gently into a tart pan. Press gently into a tart pan. Stick in the freezer while the oven heats. Bake for 25-30 minutes at 350 degrees F, or until a light golden brown.

Filling
In a medium saucepan, bring the cream to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat and pour in the chocolate. Let sit for three minutes, then whisk till smooth. Stir in the butter, hazelnut emulsion, and liqueur.


Pour the filling into the pre-baked tart and let cool. Once the chocolate is completely cooled and set, sprinkle the top with unsweetened cocoa powder to serve, let the tart soften slightly at room temperature.


Serve very thin slices as this is a rich, decadent dessert.

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