Strawberry S’mores Tart

Strawberry S'mores Tart

graham cracker pie crust

chocolate ganache filling (recipe below)

strawberry jam

marshmallow crème “fluff” (recipe below)

  1. Fill a graham cracker pie crust with the warm chocolate ganache. Place in the fridge and chill until the filling is hardened, about 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Remove the tart from the fridge. Spread a generous amount of strawberry jam on top of the chocolate ganache almost covering the entire top of the tart. Leave a little bit of space between the jam and the top edge of the crust.
  3. Spread a generous amount of marshmallow fluff on top of the jam. Serve chilled.

for the chocolate ganache filling

12 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken into pieces

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 1/8ths

pinch of salt

1 1/4 cup heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

  1. Place the chocolate, butter and salt into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Place the cream into a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Immediately remove the cream from the heat and strain into the mixing bowl over the chocolate.
  3. Stir until the chocolate and butter until it is melted and smooth. Stir in the vanilla extract. Use as directed in recipe. (For the s’mores tart pour the chocolate ganache into a graham cracker pie crust. Place into the fridge and chill until hardened, about 2-3 hours).

for the marshmallow crème “fluff”

Author note: This recipe requires a candy thermometer.

1 cup sugar

1 cup corn syrup

1/3 cup and 1 tablespoon water

4 egg whites

3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

  1. Combine the water, sugar and corn syrup into a sauce pan. Stir to combine. Cook over high until it reaches 240 degrees (about 15 minutes). Do not stir while the corn syrup mixture is cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, with an electric mixer on high whip the egg whites and cream of tartar in a large stainless steel bowl until stiff peak forms, about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add the vanilla extract to the egg whites.
  4. Once the corn syrup mixture has reached 240 degrees, remove it from the heat. Lower the mixer speed to low and slowly pour the corn syrup mixture into the egg white peaks. Once the syrup has been poured into the egg whites, increase the speed to medium high and continue to whip until the marshmallow crème is fluffy, about 7 to 8 minutes.
  5. Let the marshmallow crème “fluff” cool. Place in airtight containers and store in the fridge up to two weeks.

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