Belgian Chocolate Tart Recipe

Posted on: September 05, 2014 Written by
Belgian Chocolate Tart Recipe
    Photography by: Debbie Peck      

Yield: 8-10 servings 

 

Ingredients


Crust:
    • 1 C. chocolate cookies crumbs
    • 1/4 C. (55 g) butter, melted
    • 1/4 C. (50 g) sugar

Filling:
    • 1 1/4 C. (300 ml) heavy cream
    • 9 oz. (250 g) good quality, dark (bittersweet) chocolate bar, chopped
    • 2 large eggs
    • 1/4 tsp. salt

Glaze:
  • 2 T. heavy cream
  • 2 oz. (50 g) good quality, dark (bittersweet chocolate bar, finely chopped
  • 1-2 tsp. light corn syrup (optional)
  • 1 T. warm water

 

Instructions


Crust:
Combine the crumbs, melted butter and sugar. Press into a 9-inch (23 cm) tart pan or springform pan. Bake at 350° F (180° C) for 8-10 minutes, until set.

Filling:
    1. Bring the heavy cream to a boil; pour it over the chopped chocolate (or add the chopped chocolate to your pan) and let set for 5 minutes. Gently stir until the mixture is smooth and uniform in color. ]
    2. Whisk two eggs and the salt together and stir them into the chocolate mixture.
    3. Pour the filling into the pre-baked crust.
    4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until the edges are set but the center is a bit shaky.
    5. Cool on a wire rack for at least an hour.

Glaze:
  1. Bring the heavy cream to a boil; remove from heat and add the finely chopped chocolate. Stir until smooth. Add the corn syrup (optional) and the warm water.
  2. Pour the glaze over the cooled tart, rotating the tart to spread out the glaze evenly.
  3. Chill completely before serving.

 

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