Dark Peppermint Chocolate Ganache Tart

Impress your holiday guests with this deliciously decadent Dark Peppermint Chocolate Ganache Tart. Made with Loving Earth's Mint Chocolate and topped with crushed candy canes, it's a little bit naughty and a little bit nice! If you wish to forgoe the candy canes, why not try some dried cherries, goji berries or fresh pomegranate arils to complete the festive look.  


Chocolate Crust

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Ganache Filling

Coconut Cream Topping

  • Coconut whipped cream - made using a can of coconut cream, refrigerated at least one hour
  • Candy canes (crushed into small pieces), dried cherries or goji berries


  1. Preheat the oven to 176 degrees Celsius. Set aside a large tart pan.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the oat/buckwheat flour, almond flour and cacao powder. Stir in maple syrup. Then add in melted coconut oil and salt. Stir until everything has been well combined. Transfer the base crust ingredients into the prepared tart pan, using your hands and fingers, distribute the dough evenly. Place into the oven and bake for 12 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, prepare the filling. Pour coconut cream into a saucepan and set over a low heat. Once the coconut cream is warm, add in the chopped chocolate and remove from the heat. Stir until the chocolates have completely melted and stir in the mint extract and salt. Set aside.
  4. Once the crust is out of the oven, let it cool slightly for 5-10 minutes Re-whisk the chocolate peppermint filling for 30 seconds, pour into the crust. Place the tart into the fridge for at least 2-hours or overnight.
  5. To decorate, top with the prepared whipped coconut cream, crushed candy cane or dried berries. Cut into slices and serve chilled!
Loving Earth Holistic Kitchen

Article by Loving Earth Holistic Kitchen

Loving Earth is an Australian brand that offers a delicious range of raw chocolate products, healthy snacks, nutrient-dense superfoods and a whole lot more. The Loving Earth ethos is based around three central concepts: their products need to be Healthy, Sustainable and Fair.

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