Amedei chocolate tart

  • Dessert
  • medium
  • 8
  • 60 minutes, plus 24 hours resting and 2 hours chilling

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Ingredients

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Chocolate filling

Pastry

  • 250g of butter
  • 250g of caster sugar
  • 500g of plain flour
  • 2 eggs
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
  • 250g of butter
  • 250g of caster sugar
  • 500g of plain flour
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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