Tiramisu Tart

With three luscious layers, this tasty tart is an eye-catching addition to the dinner table.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 5 min
  • Servings 12

Ingredients

Crust

1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
cup cold butter or margarine, cut into 1/8-inch slices
1/4
cup powdered sugar

Chocolate Layer

1
bar (4 oz) bittersweet baking chocolate, coarsely chopped
2
teaspoons vegetable oil

Filling

1/2
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
cup whipping cream
1
tablespoon instant espresso coffee granules
1
egg
1/2
teaspoon vanilla

Topping

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup powdered sugar

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In food processor, place crust ingredients. Cover; process until soft dough forms. Spread dough evenly with fingers on bottom and up side of ungreased 9- or 10-inch tart pan. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until edge begins brown. Cool 5 minutes.
  • 2 In small bowl, reserve 3 tablespoonfuls of the chopped chocolate. In 1-cup glass measuring cup, microwave remaining chocolate uncovered on High about 45 seconds; stir until chocolate is melted. Stir in oil. Spread mixture over baked crust. Place in freezer to cool chocolate.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix granulated sugar and 2 tablespoons flour; set aside. In 2-cup liquid measuring cup, beat 1 cup whipping cream, the coffee granules, egg and vanilla with wire whisk until well blended. Beat cream mixture into sugar mixture until well blended. Pour over chocolate in pan.
  • 4 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until edge is golden brown and center is set. Cool completely in pan on cooling rack, about 1 hour 30 minutes.
  • 5 In medium bowl, beat topping ingredients with electric mixer on medium speed about 2 minutes or until fluffy. Spread over top of cooled tart in pan. Sprinkle with reserved chopped chocolate. Remove side of pan before serving. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

Tiramisu means "carry me up" in Italian, and refers to the dessert's ethereal texture. This recipe transforms traditional tiramisu flavors into an elegant tart.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
270),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
30g
30%
(Saturated Fat
18g,
18%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
130mg
130%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
17g
17%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.