Chocolate tart recipe

Chocolate tart recipe

chocolate tart recipe

A quick and simple dessert that can be prepared ahead, and will give you the chocolate fix we all need on cold autumn nights! I’ve used ready prepared sweet pastry to save even more time, so check out our latest chocolate tart recipe for your weekend baking fun.

chocolate tart recipe

You will need…

1 pack of ready prepared sweet short crust pastry

3 eggs

1 egg yolk

100g caster sugar

350g good quality dark chocolate

50g unsalted butter

25ml double cream

50ml rum or liqueur of choice

1 handful grated chocolate

Serves 6 to 8

Here’s what to do…

chocolate tart recipe 

  1. Roll out the pastry on a little flour and line a 24cm loose-based flan tin. Line the base with baking powder and fill with baking beans. Bake at 180C for about 20 minutes.
  2. Melt the chocolate, butter, cream and rum in a bowl over a pan of boiling water
  3. Whisk the eggs and sugar until pale and double in volume.
  4. Carefully fold the chocolate mixture into the whisked eggs and pour into the pastry case.
  5. Return to the oven for about 15 minutes until set.
  6. Leave to cool and remove from the ring. Sprinkle with the grated chocolate when ready to serve. Try serving with my choc chunk ice cream recipe which you can find here.

chocolate tart recipe

chocolate tart recipe

Tips… 

Prepare ahead to the end of stage 5, and refrigerate. Leave at room temperature for an hour before serving, and then complete stage 7.

chocolate tart recipe

That’s it for this weekend – here’s hoping you have a fun Halloween!

amanda delaney

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