Chocolate Caramel Walnut Tart

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2004

This holiday tart is a winner, as long as the star ingredients sing in harmony, not discord.

SERVES12 to 16 (Makes one 9-inch tart)

TIME2¾ hours, plus 30 minutes freezing, 20 minutes chilling, and 3 hours 50 minutes chilling

Chocolate Caramel Walnut Tart

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

A modified pâte sucrée recipe was the launch pad for our chocolate caramel walnut tart recipe. Adding ground walnuts to boost the flavor meant we had to reduce the amount of butter (to account for the lesser quantity of flour and the extra ...

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