(Before we lightened it, this recipe contained 546.)These "disappearing cookies" are so rich, soft, and chewy that they tend to vanish quickly.
Coarsely chopped almonds, two kinds of chocolate, and golden cane syrup help give Upside-Down Fudge-Almond Tart its rich flavor and our highest rating. You won't need one for this surprisingly easy, aptly named dessert.
"Easy and beautiful, this tart will satisfy every chocoholic's need for a chocolate fix," comments Test Kitchen Professional Deb Wise. Antioxidant-rich chocolate makes three appearances here―as cocoa powder, unsweetened chocolate, and semisweet morsels. The best part about this dessert: utter indulgence for a perfectly reasonable 315 calories.
If you need a reason to feel better about indulging your chocolate craving, remember this: Short-term studies have suggested that consumption of cocoa may provide cardiovascular benefits due to compounds known as flavanols.
Generally, the higher the concentration of cocoa, the more flavanols are in the product, so splurge on the best.
The chocolate sauce that tops the individual cakes is luscious, thick, and glossy, with full-on chocolate flavor.