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chocolate pumpkin tart

Chocolate Pumpkin Tart

This tart has a rich chocolate crust paired with a pumpkin spiced filling.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12 slices

Ingredients
  

Chocolate Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted

Pumpkin Filling

  • 1 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • t tsp cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

Chocolate Drizzle (optional)

  • 2 oz semi sweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 tsp coconut oil

Instructions
 

Chocolate Crust

  • Whisk the melted butter, sugar, cocoa powder, salt, and flour together in a large bowl. The dough will appear a bit dry.
  • Press the dough into a greased tart pan. Use the back of a measuring cup or a rubber spatula to press it down evenly.
  • Bake the crust at 425°F for 10 minutes. Let the crust cool completely.

Pumpkin Filling

  • Whisk together the pumpkin puree, sugar, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and heavy cream in a medium saucepan.
  • Cook the mixture over medium heat until it's hot but not bubbling. Be sure to whisk it often.
  • In a small bowl whisk the eggs and cornstarch together.
  • Add the egg mixture to the saucepan whisking constantly.
  • Continue cooking until the mixture is thick and bubbling. Be sure to stir constantly!
  • Let filling cool completely before pouring it over your cooled crust.
  • Chill the tart at least one hour before serving.

Chocolate Drizzle (optional)

  • Add the chopped chocolate and coconut oil together in a small bowl.
  • Microwave in 20 second increments until melted, stirring between each increment.
  • Use a piping bag or a spoon to drizzle the chocolate over the tart.
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