White Chocolate and Raspberry Tart
February 2, 2014 § 3 Comments
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this tart could definitely be the centerpiece of your romantic celebration..or just a beautiful and delicious dessert to end a special dinner. It looks stunning and is not particularly difficult to make.
For the crust:
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered suagr
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, chilled, cut into pieces
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp almond extract
For the filling:
6 oz white chocolate, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup whipping cream
2 TBsp almond-flavored liqueur (like Amaretto)
2 cups fresh raspberries
For the topping:
1 1/2 oz white chocolate, chopped
1/2 tsp vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 350F
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool. (Crust can be made up to one day ahead)
With food processor running, carefully pour hot cream over white chocolate.
Add almond liqueur, process until smooth. Pour mixture into small bowl.
Cover, refrigerate 1 hour or until cool and thickened.
In small microwave- safe cup, combine 1 1/2 ox white chocolate and oil. Microwave on high about 1 minute or until melted. Stir to smooth and drizzle over raspberries.