Chocolate Almond Butter Tarte

Chocolate Almond Butter Tarte

June 5th, 2017—Fearlessly Archived—Still a fun read; price & availability may have changed. 

Trader Joe’s Chocolate Almond Butter Tarte was initially conceived as something entirely different. Oh, that conception was a tarte, and it had chocolate in it, so we suppose it wasn’t entirely different. But when we tasted the first version we had an epiphany. And that epiphany involved almond butter. This was a delicious epiphany that required our French supplier to sample some Trader Joe’s Almond Butter so they could match its taste and texture. With that smooth and creamy nut butter foundation, a generous layer of rich, sweet, chocolate ganache is added. These layers are nestled in a butter crust, which – in another pastry twist – has cocoa added. The result is a crisp, buttery shell with plenty of cocoa flavor. The Tarte is finished with an artful sprinkling of dark chocolate curls and roasted almond pieces.

This ready-made dessert only requires you defrost it – it takes about an hour at room temperature, or three hours in the refrigerator. Serve it by itself, or topped with your favorite cream (ice or whipped) to complement the Chocolate Almond Butter intensity. It serves four people as a full dessert. For a larger group, cut the Tarte into smaller slivers for a sweet treat served alongside hot coffee or tea.

We’re selling each 11.28 ounce Trader Joe’s Chocolate Almond Butter Tarte for $5.99, every day. You’ll find it in our freezers.


Ingredients: Cream, Unbleached Wheat Flour, Milk Chocolate (sugar, milk powder, cocoa butter, cocoa mass, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavor), Sugar, Butter, Almond butter, Dark Chocolate (cocoa mass, sugar, sunflower lecithin, natural vanilla flavor), Water, Glucose Syrup, Eggs, Sugar Glaze (sugar, potato starch), Cocoa Powder, White Chocolate (sugar, cocoa butter, butter oil, soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavor), Roasted Almonds, Salt, Mono- and Diglycerides of Fatty Acids, Pectin (pectin, disodium acid pyrophosphate [leavening agent], sodium bicarbonate [leavening agent], potato starch), Carrageenan (carrageenan, dextrose), Citric Acid.


NOTE: Since posting, the details of this item may have changed due to fluctuating market prices, federal regulations, currency rates, drought, pestilence, bandits, rush hour traffic, filibusters, clowns, zombie apocalypse, punctilious product developers…;Contact our Crew for current price and availability.

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