Mint-Chocolate Tartlets

Mint-Chocolate Tartlets

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 18 min
  • Waiting 3 h 30 min
  • Makes 8 tartlets
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
  • Egg-free
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Ingredients

  • Crust

    • 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) icing sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) cocoa powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) baking soda
    • 1 pinch salt 

    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) cold unsalted butter, cubed
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) ice water, approximately
  • Mint Fondant

    • 1 cup (250 ml) icing sugar
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) green crème de menthe liqueur
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) water, approximately
    • 4 to 5 drops green food colouring, approximately
  • Ganache

    • 8 oz (225 g) semisweet chocolate, chopped
    • 3/4 cup (180 ml) 35% cream
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) honey
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) cold unsalted butter, diced

Preparation

  • Crust

  • Mint Fondant

  • Ganache

Note from Ricardo

Garnish the tartlets with frosted mint leaves. Just brush mint leaves with egg whites, and then sprinkle them with sugar.

Variation For smaller tartlets, use 6.5-cm (2 ½-inch) aluminum tart plates. You will get about 15 tartlets.

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