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Decadent Chocolate Cherry Pie: A heavenly blend of creamy chocolate and juicy cherries

Decadent Chocolate Cherry Pie: A heavenly blend of creamy chocolate and juicy cherries

Relive cherished memories of homemade desserts with our decadent Chocolate Cherry Pie, a recipe inspired by the warmth and love of culinary traditions. This dessert features a crisp cookie crust filled with rich, velvety chocolate pudding cream and topped with fresh, tart cherries. The layer of chocolate ganache adds a luxurious finish that makes every bite a scrumptious treat. Simple but spectacular, this tart is perfect for those who appreciate the exquisite combination of chocolate and cherries in a dessert that is not too complex but utterly delicious.

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Why you'll love it:

This chocolate and cherry tart offers the perfect balance of richness and refreshing fruitiness. Its creamy chocolate base infused with vanilla and studded with chocolate chips provides a deep depth of flavor that perfectly complements the tart, bright cherries. Unlike larger cakes which can be left unfinished, this tart is the perfect size for family enjoyment, ensuring no delicious morsel goes to waste. It’s a dessert that combines simplicity and deliciousness in each slice.

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Perfect occasion:

This tart is ideal for small family gatherings, intimate dinners or as a weekend treat. It's also a fantastic choice for bringing a touch of nostalgia to modern celebrations or simply making an ordinary day special. Whether you're hosting a party or looking for a delicious way to end a family meal, this pie promises to please everyone.

Decorating Tips:

  1. Extra Fresh Cherries: replaces the word nice with emptyp the ganache with a few extra fresh cherries for a burst of color and freshness.
  2. Mint leaves: Sprinkle a few mint leaves around the cherries for a bright color contrast and a touch of freshness.
  3. Sprinkle with cocoa powder: Gently sprinkle the tart with cocoa powder for an extra chocolatey touch and an elegant finish.
  4. replaces the word nice with emptyasted almond slices: Scatter over a few slices of toasted almonds for added texture and a nutty flavor that complements the cherries and chocolate wonderfully.

Ingredients:

  • Crust:
    • 200 grams of crushed biscuits
    • 100-150 grams of melted butter
  • Cream filling:
    • 600 ml of milk
    • 2 sachets of chocolate pudding mix
    • A generous handful of chocolate chips
    • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
    • 100 grams of butter
    • Cherries, your choice
    • 3 tablespoons of date syrup (or sweetener of your choice)
  • ganache:
    • 200 ml whipped cream
    • 200 grams of dark chocolate

Instructions:

  1. Prepare the crust: Mix the melted butter with the crushed biscuits to form a firm base. Press into a 22-24 cm tart mold and refrigerate while you prepare the cream.
  2. Chocolate cream: Dissolve the pudding mixture and the date syrup in 100 ml of milk to avoid lumps. Heat the remaining 500ml of milk, then stir in the pudding mix. Cook until thickened. Off the heat, stir in the vanilla and chocolate chips until smooth, then stir in the butter. Let cool for 5 minutes, then beat with a mixer until the color lightens slightly.
  3. Assemble the pie: Arrange the cherries on the cooled crust. Pour the chocolate cream over the cherries and refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  4. Prepare the Ganache: Heat the whipped cream and melt the dark chocolate. Pour over the set cream layer.
  5. Coldness: Return the pie to the refrigerator to set completely, usually about 2-3 hours.

Enjoy this decadent Chocolate Cherry Tart, a delicious homage to the simple yet profound pleasures of baking!

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