Chocolate Cream Tart - Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Food Librarian - Chocolate Cream Tart (Tuesdays with Dorie)

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Kim of Scrumptious Photography picked Chocolate Cream Tart, pages 352 and 353 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

I woke up this morning...contacts completely stuck to my eyes, TV playing some infomercial about a snuggie blanket that can also shape your abs with absolutely no exercise (or money down!), and with the thought, Oh darn [insert a more descriptive word here]! I fell asleep last night before making the Tuesday with Dorie Chocolate Cream Tart!

I raced home from work, used too much math to figure out 1/4 of the recipe, and felt like I should be using my easy bake oven with the tablespoons of ingredients! :)

I love the chocolate cream! So much so that I decided to skip the whipped cream and just make it a chocolate delight!

Food Librarian - Chocolate Cream Tart (Tuesdays with Dorie)
Whew! 10:31 pm Pacific Daylight Time! Just in time!

Be sure to check out the other Tuesdays with Dorie bakers!

Find the recipe on Kim's beautiful blog, Scrumptious Photography

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Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

How cute are your itty-bitty mini tarts! I love them! How did you get them so small?
sorry you fell asleep. I did have to laugh for a second though.
Great job!

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Cristine said... [Reply to comment]

So adorable! Perfect size to pop right into your mouth. YUM!

Pearl said... [Reply to comment]

it's tuesday already? and they look like a great hit!

Monica H said... [Reply to comment]

You made it! And they do look dreamy. Everyone keeps saying how good these are- I must try them!

Rachel said... [Reply to comment]

they are gorgeous!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Your tiny tarts are great! I'd love to see the pan you made them in.

Jacque said... [Reply to comment]

OK, I've found the winner for cutest tarts, everyone. Over here! No need to look any further.

Seriously, those are adorable. And adorable food always tastes better. Nice work!

Unknown said... [Reply to comment]

Haha great job getting it done under pressure. I was a bit last minute this week too! Your tarts look phenomenal!

Susan C said... [Reply to comment]

That's a hlarious line about the snuggly blanket that builds abs of steel. I wonder if it cleans out the colon at the same time?

Oh, how I wish I worked at your library so that I could sample one of these.

spike. said... [Reply to comment]

that looks like the perfect chocolate bite. no whipped needed!

Karen said... [Reply to comment]

These are adorable and from what I've heard from others who made this tart, your version would be all one would need to satisfy the chocoholic in them! I wish I could take a recipe and quarter it. My brain would crack if I tried! LOL

Jamie said... [Reply to comment]

Those are by far the cutest things I have ever seen!!! Where o where are the little pans from?

eatme_delicious said... [Reply to comment]

What adorable little tarts! It inspires me to use my tarlet shells.

Esi said... [Reply to comment]

Talk about dedication! These are adorable.

Justin said... [Reply to comment]

wow, these are adorable. i want to eat ten of them.

Lynne said... [Reply to comment]

Oh these look great...and the chocolate looks so perfect and creamy!!

Kara said... [Reply to comment]

Those are seriously freakin' adorable. I love them.

Oh, and I've fallen asleep with my contacts in before. Yeah. Fun all the way around. My eyes are watering just thinking about it. :)

Megan said... [Reply to comment]

Aaahh! They are just perfect. Almost too perfect to eat.

Almost........munch, munch, munch.

Nichicakes said... [Reply to comment]

Oh those look so cute and yummy!
Contacts! Bah! I'm disappointed that you are not carrying on the hot librarian with glasses persona we all expect.

doughmesstic said... [Reply to comment]

Mary! Wow - these are too cute to eat! You have certainly become a force to be reckoned with when it comes to food blogging - look out for the Food Librarian!

vibi said... [Reply to comment]

Mmmmm... those minis look sooooo luscious! so creamy! Wow.

I'll have... mmmm... 3! No, 4! lol

Beautiful is getting to be proverbial here, so I'll add... Lovely!

Mary Jo said... [Reply to comment]

these are so cute! i can't believe you were able to make them in time, great job :)

Juliana said... [Reply to comment]

Such a cutie...they are divine!

Sihan said... [Reply to comment]

hell yeh. i did away with the cream as well. the chocolate cream was enough to satisfy me! the tartlets you made look awesome anyway. morsels of delight. haha.

Pamela said... [Reply to comment]

Love 'em!! They look scrumptious!

Ingrid_3Bs said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, minis! They look adorable.

Nancy/n.o.e said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, great save, Mary! These are so perfect it's hard to believe they were last minute. Your cream is the perfect consistency, sigh...

Maria said... [Reply to comment]

Love the mini tarts! They are too cute!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

I love them! How cute...perfect bite size!

Linda at tender crumb said... [Reply to comment]

Right on time w. 89 minutes to spare...nice job Mary! Your tarts are the perfect little chocolate bites - YUM!

Kayte said... [Reply to comment]

Very sweet and cute...I can so see the guys loving to come home to a plate of these. Thanks for your creative ideas!

Tiina said... [Reply to comment]

Nice to find a fellow librarian in the "food-blogospere". :) The chocolate tarts look very cute!


Di said... [Reply to comment]

I've only slept with my contacts in all night once. That was enough. =) Your minis are adorable! I did something similar waaay back when we made the lemon cream tart.

Erin said... [Reply to comment]

I love the mini tarts! They look beautiful!

Creative Classroom Core said... [Reply to comment]

Could these be any cuter? I love tiny food, because it means you get to eat more! Yum!

TeaLady said... [Reply to comment]

It's a chocolate explosion. I love it. Those look great.

Mermaid Sews said... [Reply to comment]

These minis are soooo cute. Love the blog.

KK said... [Reply to comment]

Will you marry me and make these everyday?

Loved my easy bake oven...

PheMom said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, those are so RIDICULOUSLY cute! I love them. I'm afraid I would have been popping them in my mouth left and right.

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