Tarta De Tres Nueces, or three nut tart, is an easy-to-make, delicious dessert. With honey, hazelnuts, pecans, and walnuts tucked into a tender, flaky all-butter crust. | What a Girl Eats
Three Nut Tart {Tarta De Tres Nueces}
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

This Tarta De Tres Nueces is a traditional dessert from Nicaragua. The pastry is brushed with chocolate and topped with a honey and nut filling. 

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Latin
Servings: 8
Author: Cynthia
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350* F. Roll out pastry and pre-bake tart shell for 10-15 minutes until light golden brown. 

  2. Remove tart shell from oven. Let cool slightly. Melt chocolate in a double boiler. Paint the bottom of the shell with a thin layer of the melted chocolate. Save any extra for drizzling.

  3. In and medium saucepan, butter, honey, cream and brown sugar and bring to a boil, stirring.
  4. Let it boil 3 to 4 minutes, then stir in the nuts, zest and vanilla.

  5. Pour into tart shell and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees F. 

  6. Let cool completely. Serve with extra melted chocolate and freshly whipped cream.