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Baked Chocolate Tarts

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These individual rich chocolate tarts look and taste great - this short video shows you how to make them easily at home. Chocolate tarts are sure to become your favorite. This dish can be prepared from French cuisine and can be served as dessert.
Ingredients
  Shortcrust pastry 450 Gram
  Plain flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark chocolate 115 Gram
  Unsalted butter 25 Gram
  Fresh eggs 2 Large
  Caster sugar 50 Gram
  Double cream 150 Milliliter
Directions

GETTING READ:
1)Make the shortcrust pastry and allow to rest.
2)Lightly butter the flan cases.
3)Lightly dust the work surface with flour and roll out the pastry and line each flan case neatly.
4)Weigh and measure all the ingredients and pre-heat the oven to 170°C (Gas Mark 3.

MAKING:
5)Break the chocolate into small pieces into a clean bowl.
6)Add the butter and allow to melt together over a saucepan of hot water (do not allow the water to boil). Stir until smooth.
7)Remove the bowl from above the saucepan and allow it to cool slightly.
8)Meanwhile, in another clean bowl, break the eggs and add the sugar.
9)Whisk together until creamy and pale in color. Now, fold in the chocolate mixture and stir in the cream.
Using a ladle, carefully pour the mixture into the pastry lined flan cases.
10)Place onto a baking tray and into the pre-heated oven. Bake for about 20 minutes or until the chocolate tarts are only just cooked.
11)Remove from the oven and place onto a cooling rack.

SERVING:
12)When cold, remove the chocolate tarts from the flan cases. Decorate the plates as you wish, for example, with a touch of chocolate sauce, brandy snap basket filled with vanilla ice cream, grate over a touch of chocolate or dust with icing sugar, a fresh strawberry, etc and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Tart
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Time to stop shelling out money at the bakery stores and time to start making your own baked delicacies at home, because, baking has just got easier! This video teaches you how to make delicious chocolate tarts in the simplest possible way. You not only learn how to melt chocolate to perfection but also learn how to bake the perfect bakery style chocolate tarts right at your home.

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