Chocolate Cherry Tart: A Sweet and Tangy Summer Treat [Recipe]

Posted on : June 16th, 2017

Chocolate Cherry TartCherries are in season in Northern California and this chocolate cherry tart is the perfect excuse to head to the local farmer’s market and pick up a few baskets. Whether you’re just looking for a new recipe to try or you want to impress guests at a party, this tart is the perfect combination of sweet and tangy.

The shortbread crust tastes delicious on its own, but add in the smooth chocolate ganache, cherries with a touch of tartness, and garnish with Maisie Jane’s Organic Sliced Almond Delights and you have a mouthwatering summer dessert that will satisfy anyone’s palate. And here’s a secret: this recipe is gluten-free, Paleo, and vegan – and you really can’t even tell!

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Chocolate Cherry Tart

(Gluten Free, Paleo + Vegan)

Prep time – 20 mins

Cook time – 10 mins

Total time – 30 mins

Author: Rachel Conners


For the crust

  • 1 cup (112g) Bob’s Red Mill coconut flour
  • ⅓ cup sliced almonds, toasted and finely chopped*
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • ½ cup coconut oil, solid at room temperature

For the chocolate ganache

  • 6 ounces dairy-free dark chocolate, chopped
  • ½ cup canned full-fat coconut milk
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon almond extract (optional)
  • 1 cup fresh cherries, pitted and halved (I used an OXO cherry pitter to pit them)
  • Toasted sliced almonds, to garnish

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