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Blackberry Custard Tart with Chocolate Ganache

Updated: Jul 21, 2020

How not to fall in love with this beautiful chocolate dessert??


Base⁠ for a round 20x4cm tart⁠

  • 120g rolled oats⁠

  • 160g almonds⁠

  • 2 tsp cacao powder⁠

  • Pinch salt⁠

  • 2 tbsp date syrup⁠

  • 50g melted coconut oil⁠

  • Blackberry custard⁠

  • 120g fresh blackberries, fresh or frozen *⁠

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice⁠

  • 280g full fat coconut milk⁠

  • 60g pure maple syrup⁠

  • 1 tbsp cornstarch⁠

  • 2 tsp agar-agar *if using frozen berries, let them thaw before use⁠

Chocolate ganache⁠

  • 160g pure dark chocolate 70%⁠

  • 180g full fat coconut milk⁠

  • 2 tbsp pure maple syrup⁠

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil⁠

  • Pinch of salt⁠


Make the base⁠

  1. Preheat the oven to 175C degrees.⁠

  2. Place the almonds, salt and oats into a food processor and blend until finely ground.⁠

  3. Add the date syrup and coconut oil and blend until the mixture resembles to wet sand.⁠

  4. Press the dough firmly into a tart pan with removable bottom.⁠

  5. Poke some holes onto the bottom of the tart base and bake for 10 minutes.⁠

Make the blackberry custard⁠

  1. Add blackberries and lemon juice to a food processor and puree until smooth.

  2. Add the coconut milk and maple syrup and pulse to combine.

  3. Pass the mixture through a sieve and add to a saucepan.

  4. Heat over medium-high heat and bring to a brief boil.

  5. Dissolve cornstarch and agar-agar in 2 tbsp coconut milk and add to the saucepan. Whisk well and cook until the mixture is completely smooth and starts to thicken.⁠

  6. Pass the mixture through a sieve to remove any lump.⁠

  7. Pour mixture over the cooled tart base and let cool down before placing in the fridge for 1 hour to set.⁠

Make the chocolate ganache⁠

  1. Chop the chocolate and add to a pot with coconut milk, oil and maple syrup over a double boil. Stir until it's smooth.⁠

  2. Pour the ganache over the blackberry layer and refrigerate for 4 hours.


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Recipe & Photo credit to @foodie.yuki


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