Chocolate Mint Truffle Torte

Chocolate Mint Torte

Happy WOYWW dear friends! This week – with the holidays just around the corner – I’ve been spending most of my spare time in the kitchen with Prince Charming, testing and perfecting new recipes! For fun, I thought I’d share one of our new recipes with you. The recipe is Fresh Mint Chocolate Truffle Torte. I topped the Torte with a butterfly design to give it a bit of artistic flair!

Here are the supplies I used if you want to get the same effect:

I created the pretty butterfly with a touch of powdered sugar!

The chocolate in this recipe came out especially smooth and scrumptious! I hope you enjoy this special treat!

Fresh Mint Chocolate Truffle Torte

Ingredients

Flaky Pastry Dough 
1 1/2 Cups Heavy Cream
2-10 Drops of Peppermint Extract
12 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate
2 Tablespoons Light Corn Syrup
Confectioners’ Sugar For Dusting
Mint Leaves for Garnish

Instructions

1. Roll out the dough to fit into your tart pan. Place the dough into the pan and trim the edges. Allow the dough to cool until firm, for approximately 30 minutes.

2. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Once the tart shell is hard, bake until it’s golden brown.

3. In a small sauce pan, warm the cream over medium heat until bubbles appear on the surface. Remove the sauce pan from the heat and add the peppermint extract, tasting until you achieve the level of minty flavor that you desire. Let stand for 30 minutes.

4. Melt the chocolate in either a double boiler or by slowly microwaving it until smooth. Pour the mint- infused cream into the chocolate. Add the corn syrup and stir until smooth.

5. Pour the filling into the fully baked tart shell. Refrigerate until well chilled, 1-2 hours. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.

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57 Responses to “Chocolate Mint Truffle Torte”

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  1. deb says:

    oooh, this looks yum, I so love to test recipes in advance of Christmas, so festive!
    Debxx #3

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Thanks Deb! We’ve been on a bread-baking spree too! Testing SO many recipes to get things right. Just need to find the time to blog about them all!
      Have a wonderful week!

  2. Oh my – your torte looks so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Although I must confess, I stick to simple things!

    Happy WOYWW
    Peace,
    Kay (5)

  3. Eliza says:

    You could send some samples of the cakes that didn’t come up to muster, but then you could always send the best of cakes too.

    Happy WOYWW
    Eliza & Yoda 1

  4. Laura says:

    Oh, my, does that ever look delicious! Are you cutting into it for the WOYWW crowd???? 🙂 Enjoy your creativity in the kitchen — it sounds like it’s a joy for you. Happy WOYWW from Laura #10

  5. Oh my, that recipe looks fabulous! Thanks for sharing!
    Helen #16

  6. Wow, that looks yummy. #17

  7. Looks delicious…thanks for sharing the recipe, I, of late have to have real incentive to do any extra baking….and sweets are last on the list, because I eat way too much.
    Enjoy your WOYWW visits and have a fun creative week. #18

  8. spyder says:

    ohooooooo yummy!!! I’ll get hubby to make that! He make fabulous brownies!!
    Have a great crafty week!! Thank you for my snoop! HaPpy WoYwW!?
    ((Lyn))
    was #36

  9. Yum, is it too early to have one for breakfast? #29

  10. I see the time says 10:21pm, you must think I am mad! it is 7:21am here in South AFrica as I type this!

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1
      says:

      Not at all Belinda – I’m used to people popping in from all around the globe and I keep odd hours anyway – love that you’re dropping in from South Africa! 🙂

  11. Julie Ann Lee
    Twitter: woletz1hotmail.co.uk
    says:

    Looks delicious! I love the touch of the butterfly too! Julie Ann xx #43

  12. Helen says:

    oooh, chocolate so early in the morning, yum! have a great week. Helen 7

  13. Glenda says:

    This looks so yummy! I can almost taste it from here!

  14. Winnie says:

    My name would be chocolate fingers if I was near that! That looks delicious! Happy baking! I haven’t thought of it yet. I love to stencil on my cakes too! I get a lot of use out of Martha Stewarts cake stencils. Enjoy the week! Winnie #66

  15. Mystery Case
    Twitter: msmysterycase
    says:

    That looks divine. I’m going to have to try this one for myself.

  16. Twiglet says:

    Yummy recipe. Pop over to my blog and join in my 500th post giveaway! x Jo #56

  17. SusanLotus says:

    This is not good for my figure!
    But it looks really yummie! ;D

    Have a great week!
    Hugs
    Susan nr 101 WOYWW

  18. Want me to be your taste tester??!! LOL – looks delicious!

  19. Kim Ferguson says:

    Yummy! I am always willing to try out a new chocolate recipe, especially one with mint :0) Kim # 86 Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  20. Melissa @ My Recent Favorite books
    Twitter: RecentBooks
    says:

    This looks delicious! =)

  21. My kids would just love a taste of what’s on your “desk”, Ramona! Happy WOYWW!
    Hugs,
    peggy aplSEEDS@6

  22. Rasz says:

    Oh thank you so much for sharing this lovely recipe. I’m gluten free so I will have to use another recipe for the shell, and that’s fine because the inside has got me wanting something minty and chocolate-t! The butterfly was a great addition too! Just beautiful. Have a Wonderful Wednesday! Rasz #102

  23. Zeffy says:

    Yum yum

  24. Yummy!!! Thanks for sharing!!
    Thanks for joining my giveaway!! Good luck!!
    xxDaniella#8

  25. gail thomas says:

    You have NO idea how badly I want a piece of this RIGHT NOW!!! YUM! Im making it!!!

  26. Katherines Corner
    Twitter: goaskkatie
    says:

    whaaat! Squeal…yum. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop. You help to make it so much fun.♥

  27. DM Yates says:

    This recipe is just too yummy to comment on. Love it.

  28. April @ The 21st Century Housewife
    Twitter: apriljharris
    says:

    Your Chocolate Mint Truffle Torte looks like a wonderful holiday treat – really rich and delicious! Thank you for sharing it with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop.

  29. Jamie @Love Bakes Good Cakes says:

    Chocolate and mint ranks right up there with chocolate and peanut butter! This sounds absolutely delicious! Thanks so much for linking up to Freedom Fridays this week 🙂 I hope you have a wonderful weekend! {hugs}

  30. Gen says:

    Yummmm! My daughter loves mint chocolate. Pinning for later. P.S found ya on SITS 🙂

  31. Lisa says:

    This looks SO good! Thanks for linking up with “Try a New Recipe Tuesday.” I am featuring you this week! Be sure to stop by and grab an “I’ve been featured” button from my sidebar for your blog. The post should go live Monday afternoon. Hope you will be able to join us again this week. 🙂

  32. I’m afraid to get started on such sweet and yummy recipes so early in the year. BUT … I just might anyway. 🙂

    Stopping by from SITSSharefest today. Pinning your post to the board, too!

  33. Akaleistar says:

    That looks so good!

  34. Yummy!!! Can’t wait to give this a try! Found you on #TastyTuesdays !

  35. Looks delicious! Thanks for sharing with Tasty Tuesdays!

  36. My sister would love this! Thanks for linking up to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Party! I’ve pinned your post to the Bloggers Brags Pinterest Board.

  37. Holy Smokes, this looks sinfully delicious and rich! I would really like some of that now! Visiting form Friendship Friday Blog Party!

  38. O my yum! Saw this in your link up today. WOW. Right up my ally!

  39. Audrey says:

    Chocolate and Mint go well together any time of year.

    Thanks for sharing on Tasty Tuesdays. Hope to see you back next week.

  40. Diana Rambles
    Twitter: FreeStyleMama
    says:

    YUM! Looks great!!

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