70% Dark Chocolate Tart

70% Dark Chocolate Tart

70% Dark Chocolate Tart

 

 recipe of the monht

 

Ingredients

Chocolate filling

250g of 70% dark chocolate

150ml of double cream

200ml of milk

3 eggs

Pastry

250g of butter

250g of caster sugar

500g of plain flour

2 eggs

 

Preparation

1. To make the pastry base, take the butter at room temperature and mix with the sugar. Add the flour and rub the ingredients together until crumb-like

2. Create a well in centre of the mix and crack the eggs into it. Slowly work the eggs into the mixture until it forms a smooth dough. Wrap in clingfilm and leave to rest in fridge for 24 hours

3. Once rested, roll out on a cold surface to a thickness of 4mm and line a 20cm diameter tart case with it. Leave to chill in a fridge for a further 2 hours

4. Heat the oven to 170°C/Gas mark 3. Add the baking beans to the tart and blind bake the case in the oven for 20 minutes

5. Remove the baking beans and cook for another 15 minutes with the surface exposed until pastry is crisp

6. Now make the tart filling. Heat up the milk and cream in a pan and pour over the chocolate. Mix until the chocolate has melted

7. Gently work the eggs into the chocolate mix until it is completely smooth

8.Pour the tart mix into the tart case and bake in an oven for 45 minutes at 90°C/lowest Gas mark your oven will go to. Allow to rest and serve at room temperature

 

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