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Double Walnut And Chocolate Tart

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 325 Milliliter (1 1/3 Cups)
  Ground walnuts 75 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Granulated sugar 25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Shortening 50 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Egg yolk 1
  Water 25 Milliliter (2 Tablespoon)
  Semi-sweet chocolate 2 Ounce, melted (60 Gram)
For filling
  Eggs 4
  Granulated sugar 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Corn syrup 250 Milliliter (1 Cup)
  Butter 25 Milliliter, softened (2 Tablespoon)
  Vanilla liqueur/Coffee liqueur 2 Teaspoon
  Semi-sweet chocolate 3 Ounce, coarsely chopped (90 Gram)
  Coarsely chopped walnuts 375 Milliliter (1 1/2 Cups)
Directions

In large bowl, combine flour, walnuts, sugar and salt.
With pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter and shortening until mixture resembles fine crumbs with a few larger pieces.
Combine egg yolk and water; drizzle over dry ingredients, tossing lightly with fork.
Press into disc; wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
On pastry cloth and using stockinette covered rolling pin, or between two sheets of waxed paper, roll out pastry to 1/4 inch (5 mm) thickness.
Ease into 11 inch (28 cm) flan pan with removable base; trim excess pastry.
Refrigerate.
FILLING: In large bowl, beat together eggs, sugar, corn syrup, butter and vanilla; stir in chocolate and walnuts.
Spoon into tarte shell.
Bake in 375°F (190°C) oven for about 45 minutes or until pastry is browned and tester inserted into center of filling comes out clean.
Let cool on wire rack.
Drizzle melted chocolate over tarte.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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