This tart, chosen by Kim, of Scrumptious Photography, was luscious. It is perfect for a day that is only 50 degrees, after several 80 degree days that made me feel like summer. It is perfect for a day after your basement is flooded and your grandma, who lives there, is being a nervous-wreck-basket-case (understandably so). It is perfect for a day when your dryer isn't working and you hang laundry out on your new clothesline that you are thrilled to have, only to have it rain non-stop. It is perfect for a day when you are being a nervous-wreck-basket-case with PMS. Today I NEEDED chocolate, and this tart delivers the chocolate. Some of my fellow TWDers expressed the opinion that this may be too chocolately. I really can't wrap my head around such a concept, but they are entitled to their (crazy) opinions. For me, it was exactly the right amount of chocolate.
There are three components to this tart: The crust is dark and crisp, almost bitter. The cream is velvety and rich. And the topping is light and sweet. It is a veritable
For the recipe, lots of pictures, and even nutrition info, please go to Kim's site. The recipe is on pages 352 and 353 of Baking, from My Home To Yours, by Dorie Greenspan.