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Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 487-8000

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Charles H. Bronson, Commissioner

Florida Dessert Recipe

Chocolate Carmel Pecan Tart

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3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup honey
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup heavy cream
2 cups pecans, toasted and chopped
1 cup dark chocolate chips
1 pie crust, pre-baked in a pie pan or short tart pan
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a heavy-bottom sauce pot and heat mixture until it reaches 240 degrees F on a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and stir in heavy cream, toasted pecans, and chocolate chips. Fill baked pie shell and bake for 25-30 minutes in a 350-degree F oven. Let cool completely before slicing.

Look for "Fresh from Florida" ingredients at your grocery store.

Chocolate Carmel Pecan Tart

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