Award-Winning Maple-Nut-Toffee Tart

Award-Winning Maple-Nut-Toffee Tart

This award-winning tart has a rich nut filling flavored with maple in a buttery crust. It is topped off with a lovely chocolate drizzle.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Combine flour and sugar in a bowl. Cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Step 3

    Combine egg yolks and milk in a small bowl; stir into flour mixture until dough is blended.
  4. Step 4

    Press dough, using lightly floured hands, into the bottom and 1 inch up the sides of a 12-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Line the unpricked shell with a double thickness of aluminum foil. Place pan on a large baking sheet.
  5. Step 5

    Bake in the preheated oven until edges are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Meanwhile, combine condensed milk, maple flavoring, cinnamon, and salt in a medium bowl. Stir pecans, walnuts, and almonds into the batter.
  7. Step 7

    Remove shell from the oven, leaving oven on, and fill with batter.
  8. Step 8

    Return tart to the oven and bake until golden brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
  9. Step 9

    Remove from the oven and cool completely on a wire rack, about 30 minutes.
  10. Step 10

    Place chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and heat in a microwave oven until melted, 1 to 3 minutes. Drizzle tart with melted chocolate. Refrigerate until chocolate has hardened and filling is firm.