Chocolate, Almond, and Raspberry Tart

360 mins (prep 60)
12 ingredients
makes 8 to 10 servings
This dessert is as easy as it is delicious—put it together in the morning and let it chill in the fridge until dinner time.

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  • 1 1/4 cups finely ground chocolate wafer cookies (about 25)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 6 ounces almond paste, crumbled into 1/4-inch pieces (about 1 1/3 cups)
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao), chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 3 half-pint baskets fresh raspberries
  • 2 tablespoons seedless raspberry jam
  • 2 teaspoons kirsch (clear cherry brandy)
  • sliced almonds, toasted
  • special equipment: 1 9-inch-diameter tart pan with removable bottom
  • ingredient info: almond paste is available in the baking aisle of most supermarkets and at specialty foods stores.


Serving Size (33.49 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 153.3 Calories from Fat 96.21
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.69g 131.53%
Saturated Fat 6.87g 274.98%
Trans Fat 0.36g %
Cholesterol 19.87mg 53.0%
Sodium 181.86mg 60.62%
Total Carbohydrate 16.12g 42.99%
Dietary Fiber 0.85 g 27.22%
Sugars 12.86 g %
Protein 0.72g 11.5%
Vitamin A 233.34IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 23.58mg% Iron 0.39mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
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