Chocolate-Hazelnut-Pumpkin Tart

Deciding on chocolate dessert or pumpkin dessert? Both flavors join in this delicious, easy layered dessert tart.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

Crust

1/4
cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts)
1
tablespoon sugar
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup firm butter or margarine, cut in pieces
2 1/2
to 3 tablespoons cold water

Filling

3/4
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa (from 13-oz jar)
2
eggs
1
can (15 oz) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix)
3/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup evaporated milk

Garnish

1/2
cup whipped cream or whipped topping
1/2
ounce semisweet baking chocolate, grated
2
tablespoons chopped hazelnuts (filberts)

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F (if using dark or nonstick pan, heat oven to 375°F). In food processor, place 1/4 cup hazelnuts and 1 tablespoon sugar; cover and process 45 seconds or until finely ground. Add flour and 1/2 teaspoon salt; cover and process 5 seconds or until mixed. Add butter; cover and process, pulsing on and off 5 to 10 times, until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, pulsing on and off, until mixture starts to hold together.
  • 2 Press dough in bottom and 1 1/2 inches up side of 10-inch springform pan. Spread hazelnut spread over dough on bottom of pan.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat eggs with wire whisk. Add pumpkin, 3/4 cup sugar, the cinnamon, salt and vanilla. Beat until well mixed. Stir in evaporated milk. Pour over hazelnut spread.
  • 4 Bake 40 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely, about 2 hours. If necessary, use tip of knife to loosen tart from pan. Remove side of pan. Pipe or spoon whipped cream around edge of tart. Sprinkle with grated chocolate and 2 tablespoons hazelnuts.

Expert Tips

Don't worry if the top of the crust isn't perfectly straight. A slightly rough edge adds a rustic touch to this tempting tart.

Look for hazelnut spread near the peanut buttter at your grocery store.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
35g
35%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
140%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.