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Dark Chocolate Tart

Dark Chocolate Tart

Ingredients

600g Dark chocolate drops

390ml Double cream

180ml Whole milk

3 eggs lightly beaten

For the pastry

125g unsalted butter

90g caster sugar

1 egg

250g plain flour, plus extra for dusting

Baking beans/rice

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Method

1. To make the pastry, place the butter and sugar into a food processor until  combined. Add the egg and mix for 30 seconds.

2. Add the flour and mix until the dough comes together. Knead lightly on a floured surface, wrap in cling film and place into the fridge for 30 minutes. 

3. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface to 5mm thick, line a 24cm diameter fluted tart tin and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 170c.

4. Blind bake the case till edges are golden in colour, remove the baking beans/rice and bake until the base is golden and set aside.

5. Place the chocolate in a bowl, set aside. Bring cream and milk to the simmer in a saucepan over a medium heat, add the chocolate, stand until the chocolate melts, stir to combine, cool slightly and stir in the beaten egg.

6. Reduce the oven to 130c. Pour chocolate mixture into the tart and bake until just set with a slight wobble in centre (30-35 minutes) Set aside to cool, serve at room temperature.

Serve with vanilla ice-cream and soft berries.