Chocolate Pumpkin Caramel Tarts

If you looking for a tart that's pumpkin inspired but not over loaded with pumpkin try these white chocolate pumpkin caramel tarts. A little bit of pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice combined with caramel and white chocolate blended to make a wonderful filing before being set in a ready to use buttery shortcrust pastry. These mini pumpkin caramel tartlets are perfect bite size make ahead treats to celebrate the festive season.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, French
Keyword: autumn, caramel, Chocolate pumpkin caramel tarts, fall, mini tarts, Pumpkin, tart, tartlets
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 12 minutes
Servings: 12 mini tarts
Calories: 194kcal
Author: Veena Azmanov
Cost: $10

Ingredients

For the Caramel Sauce

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Salt

Chocolate pumpkin filling

Instructions

Make Caramel Sauce

  • Add Sugar and water in a deep heavy-based saucepan
  • Let the sugar melt slowly stirring only as needed.
  • Shake the pan so the cooked sugar is evenly distributed
  • When the sugar has melted to a deep amber color
  • Add the cream in two batches being very careful as the hot sugar will rise and foam.
  • Continue to stir until the mixture settles and becomes a little thicker
  • Add the vanilla and salt
  • Remove form heat

Make the filling

  • While still hot add pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice stir well.
  • Break the white chocolate into small pieces so it will melt easily. Add it to the caramel sauce.
  • Stir till melted - Set aside for five minutes until just barely warm

Fill the mini tarts

  • While the pumpkin caramel is still warm not hot
  • Carefully pour the caramel into each individual tarts.
  • Place the tarts in the fridge until set or ready to serve
  • Add a chocolate garnish if desired.
  • This tart is best served room temperature.

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Nutrition

Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 40mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 1734IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg