Black Forest Tart - Carolina Country

Black Forest Tart

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  • Servings: 12 servings
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Black Forest Tart


  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate wafer crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 6 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 eggs
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 2 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream


  1. In a small bowl, combine wafer crumbs and sugar; stir in butter. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of a lightly greased 11-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 8–10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.

  2. In a microwave safe bowl, melt butter and chocolate; stir until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, vanilla and salt until thickened, about 4 minutes. Blend in chocolate mixture. Add the flour and mix well.

  3. Pour into crust; spread evenly. Bake at 350 degrees for 25–30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool completely on a wire rack.

  4. Spread pie filling over the top. In a small microwave safe bowl, combine chocolate and cream. Microwave on high for 20–30 seconds or until chocolate is melted; stir until smooth. Cool for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drizzle over tart. Chill until set.

Recipe courtesy of

Taste of Home

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