Chocolate Reindeer Tart – Christmas Special

Chocolate Reindeer Tart

This rich and decadent chocolate tart is just what you need to enjoy with your folks and friends this Christmas. So, go ahead and give it a try!

Yield: 8-10 Servings  

Skill Level: Intermediate

Prep Time: 25-30 Minutes 

All you will need is: 

For Crust:

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 teaspoon Salt

1 cup All-Purpose Flour

¼ cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa

¼ cup Brown Sugar

½ cup Butter (melted)

Also See: Biscuits with White Chocolate Ganache

For Ganache:

½ cup Whipping Cream

⅔ cup Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Chips

For Mousse:

1-½ cups Heavy Whipping Cream 

¾ cup Heavy Whipping Cream (additional)

1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract

½ teaspoon Salt

1-½ cups Hershey’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

All you need to do is: 

For Crust:

Pre Heat the oven to 375°F.

Cream the butter and brown sugar along with vanilla and salt in a bowl and set aside for later use.

Add in the flour and stir until mixed well.

Pour the dough evenly at the bottom of a tart pan and prick the bottom with a fork.

Bake until firm or for about 15 to 25 minutes. Let it cool completely.

Also See: Giant Toffee Gingerbread Cookie – Thanksgiving Special

For Ganache:

Bring the cream to a boil in a saucepan over medium heat.

Now, pour the hot cream over the chocolate in another owl and let sit for 30-45 seconds.

Mix the chocolate with a rubber spatula until it is smooth to stir. 

Take it out in a piping bag and place in refrigerator and chill for about 30 minutes.

For Mousse:

Mix in the chocolate, vanilla and salt in a bowl. 

In another saucepan bring ¾ cup whipping cream to a boil and pour it onto the chocolate chips. Stir well until smooth. Cover the chocolate and chill in refrigerator for 3-45 minutes.

Beat the rest of the whipping cream to soft peaks. 

Loosen the chocolate mixture and fold into the whipped cream. 

Pipe the ganache on to the prepared crust.

Now pour a layer of mousse on the ganache. Let chill in refrigerator for 6-7 hours.

Use pretzels and candy canes for reindeer face. Serve with whipped cream topping.

Merry Christmas!

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