Chocolate Hazelnut Tart Recipe

Chocolate hazelnut lovers' dream! Crust is ground hazelnuts and oreo crumbs, filling is smooth milk chocolate ganache with chopped hazelnuts. A creamy cream cheese and homemade hazelnut paste mousse tops the tart. 

– 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumb – 6 tablespoons salted butter, melted, (¾ of a stick) – ¼ teaspoon salt – 1 cup hazelnuts plus 2 tablespoons, coarsely chopped – 1 cup heavy cream – 10 ½ oz fine-quality bittersweet chocolate chips, not unsweetened – ½ cup chocolate-hazelnut spread such as Nutella – Special equipment: a 9-inch tart pan




Warm up upper and lower oven racks to 350°F. Lift tart from springform pan. Mix crumbs, butter, and ⅛ teaspoon salt in a bowl and press onto the tart pan bottom. 

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STEP  1 .

Lower oven third: cool crust on rack after 7 minutes. Toast hazelnuts in shallow pan in upper third of oven for 6-7 minutes, stirring once. Plate at room temperature.

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Whisk chocolate in a heatproof bowl until melted and smooth after boiling cream in a 1-quart saucepan. After combining chocolate-hazelnut spread, add nuts and ⅛ teaspoon salt.

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 Spread filling on cooled crust and top with remaining hazelnuts. Freeze the tart for 25 minutes until just set. (Do not freeze tart.)

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-Calories 400 -TotalFat 40g -SaturatedFat 26g -TransFat 1g -UnsaturatedFat 14g -Cholesterol 50mg -Sodium 214mg -Carbohydrates 38g -Fiber 8g -Sugar 17g -Protein 9g

See Also

Hazelnut Cheesecake Recipe