- Cooking time
- 60 mins
- 8 people
- Meal course
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- Posted on
- March 25, 2016
Do you like your chocolate? If so, did your heart palpitate at the mere sight of the above photo? Would you believe me if I said that this devil of a chocolate tart is unashamedly the most decadent and richest you’ll ever taste?
A tart which is not only a visual delight but one which is guaranteed to be a sure hit for children and adults alike. It is also one that is easy to bake. Why not give it a try?
The perfect show stopper for your next party.
Grind 4-5 crakers in a food processors and empty it into a mixing bowl. Roast 1 1/4 cup hazelnut and peel off the skin by rubbing them within a kitchen towel. Grind it well and empty it into the mixing bowl. Add 4 tblspoon butter, 4 tblsp caster sugar into the bowl and mix it well. Empty the mixture into a food processor, add 1 cup plain flour to it add 15 gm butter in chunks. Whisk the mixture till it it assumes the texture of bread crumbs. Slowly add iced water, pulse until the mixture forms big clumps. Empty the mixture into a tart tin and line it evenly. Preheat oven at Gas Mark 4 and insert the tart tin to bake for about 20 minutes. (Tip: Pierce the base with fork). When the crust hardens take it out and let it cool. For the filling take 250 gm chopped dark chocolate in a bowl. Pour 1 1/4 cup boiling heavy cream into it and leave it for 5 minutes. Whisk the mixture with a egg-beater. Add 2 large eggs, 1 tblspn vanilla extract, 1/4 tspn salt. Whisk til it gets a very even texture. Pour the filling into the tart base and insert into a preheated oven (Gas Mark 4) for 20 -25 minutes. Take out the tart tin and let it cool in the fridge for at least 1 hour. For the Glazing add boiling 1/2 tblspn. heavy cream to 55 gm chopped chocolate. Add a tblspn of honey and a tablspn of warm water. Whisk till it get a even and glowing texture. Pour the above on the tart surface and let it spread evenly over the surface by tilting and rotating the cake tin. Do not use hands, spoon etc. Add 1/2 cup roasted hazel nuts to 60 gm caramelised sugar. Let it cool. Now give it a few pulses in a food processor to break it into small chunks. Spread the chunks centrally once the glaze has cooled and settled. Add a few blackberries to garnish it from the top. Your perfect Chocolate tart is ready to serve.