Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Caramelized Cinnamon-Milk Chocolate Tart

Dorie Greenspan Salted Caramel TartThis week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe from Baking Chez Moi  was meant to be Caramelized Cinnamon-Milk Chocolate Tart but I tweaked it a little… and made Salted Caramel Chocolate Tartlets… I’m not a big cinnamon + chocolate fan so during the caramel-making process, I simply omitted the cinnamon stick (and therefore didn’t need to let my caramel steep as long).

To make the ganache, you make a deep caramel (sugar, melted – I added a pinch of salt here too) then pour hot cream over the top and pour that hot cream over chocolate to melt it. That gets poured into a fully-baked tart shell (I had pastry leftover from my first online cooking club of the year and made two individual tarts) and heads to the fridge for a while to set. I used semisweet chocolate as that’s what I had but think the caramel would work really well with milk chocolate too, per the recipe. Still not sold on the cinnamon 😉 so I sprinkled he top with a little fleur de sel and it was so good!

This was really interesting to make as I’ve been playing around with ganache for chocolate tarts like this over the past few months and I’m just about happy with what I’ve come up with. The addition of the caramel sends this over the top – especially if you took the caramel to that smoky point. We LOVED this.

Dorie Greenspan Salted Caramel Tart from Baking Chez MoiGet the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Caramelized Cinnamon-Milk Chocolate Tart on page 162 of Baking Chez Moi.

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6 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Caramelized Cinnamon-Milk Chocolate Tart

  1. Mr. Neil September 22, 2020 at 08:29 #

    Salted chocolate is a divine mix. Could eat these every week…

  2. Cakelaw September 22, 2020 at 08:38 #

    I loved this tart, and your tartlet is so cute. I made 2 x 6” tarts because I can’t have things like this in the house for long.

  3. Zosia September 23, 2020 at 20:10 #

    Salted caramel and chocolate always make an excellent tart!

  4. Kim September 23, 2020 at 20:34 #

    So good! I would love your version as well!

  5. steph (whisk/spoon) September 25, 2020 at 15:21 #

    mmmm….looks perfect!

  6. Diane E Zwang September 26, 2020 at 14:26 #

    This chocolate tart was a big hit for us too. Yum. Glad your online classes are going well.

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