Chocolate Tart: 2 x 10" deep tartshells

This is a decadent chocolate dessert perfect for a dinner party or a sneaky midnight slice. Use High quality chocolate for the best result.

Ingredients Hazelnut Short Crust

  • 500g flour
  • 200g ¬†hazelnut meal
  • 250g butter
  • 150g brown sugar
  • 4 egg yolks

Method

  1. Place all ingredients in food procecessor Robot coupe to combine, bring together on a bench. Split dough in half and mould into flattened disks wrap and rest dough for 2-4 hours in fridge. This dough is very delicate so take your time when rolling out to avoid cracks.
  2. Once rolled out to an even 1.5-2mm thickness roll it onto the rolling pin then transfer it to the tart shell and mould it into the shell very gently to retain the even thickness and minimum cracking. Rest the shell in the fridge for 2 hours before blind baking.
  3. Blind bake at 180c for 10-15 minutes or until cooked remove the blind baking weights place back into the oven and cook for a further 10 minutes until the base is cooked thoroughly and set aside to cool.

Ingredients Chocolate Brulee Filling 

  • 600g dark covertures chocolate
  • 400g milk covertures chocolate
  • 1.2ltrs cream
  • 450g Castor sugar
  • 9 eggs
  • 9 egg yolks
  • 2 vanilla beans

Method

  1. Chop your chocolate into fairly small pieces and place in bowl. Halve and scrape the vanilla beans and place seeds and husks into the cream and bring to a light simmer remove from heat.
  2. Prepare whole eggs and egg yolks add the sugar and combine, cover and set aside
  3. Strain and pour over the chocolate and combine there should be no lumps, whisk in the egg mix until you have a smooth batter. Pour into the tart shells and remove bubbles with a flame gun. Bake for 40-50 minutes at 110c-120c.
  4. The centre of the tart filling will wobble like jelly and become glossy the outer edge will begin to rise a few millimeters when cooked.
  5. Cool to room temp before refrigeration otherwise the tart will crack. Allow to set in refrigerator overnight.
  6. Portion with a hot knife, cleaning the knife between cuts.

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great stuff looks awesome


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