Spicy Mexican chocolate tart

27 Feb

the hungry mum

Spicy Mexican chocolate tart . The Hungry Mum

I am going through a spicy and sweet stage. I always thought of spicy as something to have at dinner – laksa, anyone? – but as my love of baking increases, so does my curiosity with combining different tastes.

My light bulb moment with this spicy Mexican chocolate tart came one night when I was looking in the pantry for a nightcap of spiced rum and a nibble of chocolate.

I saw a bottle of my favourite tequila sitting alongside some dark chocolate and cinnamon and lo and behold – a glamorous dessert was born. The flavours of Mexico – spice from the cinnamon, heat from the chilli, tequila – shine through.

The Hungry Mum. Spicy Mexican chocolate tart

It goes without saying that this is an adults-only dessert – even if your young ‘un has a taste for chilli the fact that the tequila isn’t cooked off means it isn’t suitable.

This recipe is made of…

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9 Responses to “Spicy Mexican chocolate tart”

  1. nepaliaustralian February 27, 2016 at 10:17 am #

    They look divine, you are making my mouth water 🙂

    • The Hungry Mum March 19, 2016 at 3:48 am #

      Thank you so much! This is one of the best things I have ever baked.

  2. anitacuisine February 27, 2016 at 3:46 pm #

    this looks delicious !

    • The Hungry Mum March 19, 2016 at 3:49 am #

      I really need to bake it again – it is stunning.

  3. Karen February 28, 2016 at 5:34 pm #

    Now that sounds like a party in one bite. We sound like sisters, I love rum and a nibble of chocolate after dinner.

    • The Hungry Mum February 28, 2016 at 9:31 pm #

      It is a party in your mouth 🙂 We should form a boozy chocy alliance!

      • Karen February 28, 2016 at 9:41 pm #

        It does sound like we should, doesn’t it. 😀

  4. Lilly Sue March 1, 2016 at 2:13 am #

    Yum! I love a little kick in my chocolate 🙂

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