Cool and Creamy Frozen Peppermint Crisp Tarts: A Refreshing Dessert Delight"
When the temperatures rise, it's time to turn to frozen treats that will not only cool you down but also satisfy your sweet tooth.
Our Frozen Peppermint Crisp Tarts are a delightful blend of flavors and textures that will have you reaching for seconds. The combination of a crunchy chocolate biscuit base, creamy peppermint filling, and the irresistible crunch of crushed peppermint crisp chocolate creates a dessert that is as refreshing as it is delicious. Whether you're hosting a summer barbecue or simply want to treat yourself, these frozen tarts are a must-try. So, let's dive into the recipe and create a dessert that will leave you wanting more.
Recipe: Frozen Peppermint Crisp Tarts
Ingredients: For the Chocolate Biscuit Base:
- 200g chocolate biscuits, crushed
- 100g unsalted butter, melted
For the Peppermint Filling:
- 250ml whipping cream
- 250g cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- 1/2 cup crushed peppermint crisp chocolate, plus extra for garnish
- In a mixing bowl, combine the crushed chocolate biscuits and melted butter. Stir until well combined.
- Press the mixture into the base and sides of individual tart pans or a large tart dish, creating an even layer. Use the back of a spoon or your fingers to press the mixture firmly.
- Place the tart pans or dish in the refrigerator to chill while you prepare the filling.
- In a separate bowl, whip the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
- In another bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the powdered sugar and peppermint extract, and continue to beat until well combined.
- Gently fold in the whipped cream and crushed peppermint crisp chocolate into the cream cheese mixture until evenly incorporated.
- Remove the chilled tart pans or dish from the refrigerator and spoon the peppermint filling into each tart shell, smoothing the top with a spatula.
- Sprinkle additional crushed peppermint crisp chocolate on top of each tart for added crunch and decoration.
- Place the tarts in the freezer for at least 4 hours, or until firm and set.
- Once frozen, remove the tarts from the freezer and let them sit at room temperature for a few minutes to slightly soften before serving.
- Garnish with additional crushed peppermint crisp chocolate and serve chilled.
Preparation time: Approximately 20 minutes Freezing time: Minimum 4 hours Servings: Varies (depends on the size of tart pans)
Our Frozen Peppermint Crisp Tarts are a delightful and refreshing dessert that combines the coolness of frozen treats with the irresistible flavors of chocolate and peppermint. These tarts are not only easy to make but also visually appealing, making them a perfect addition to your summer gatherings or a special treat for any occasion. So, gather your ingredients, embrace the coolness of these frozen delights, and indulge in the delightful combination of chocolate, peppermint, and crunch. Get ready to create a dessert that will leave everyone craving for more on those hot summer days!