CHOCOLATE TARTALETTES..

March 9, 2013

CHOCOLATE TARTALETTES..

FOR THE PASTRY010 copy
150 g plain flour
2 tbsp. cacao
3 tbsp. brown sugar
90 g cold butter
1/8 tsp. salt
1 egg mixed with 2tbsp. cold water

FOR THE FILLING
50 g sugar
1 tbsp. water
325 ml heavy whipping cream
250 g dark chocolate
2 eggs

FOR THE CREAM
60 ml heavy whipping cream
100 g dark chocolate
2 tsp. butter

90 g white chocolate
Make the pastry:
1. Mix flour, cacao, brown  sugar, butter and salt till crumple forms. Mix in the egg. Make even pastry, wrap in the plastic film and place in the fridge for an hour.

2. Roll the pastry out 3mm thick. Bake into the muffin pan or tart tins. Place for 30 min again into a fridge.

3. Heat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius. Line shells with foil or parchment paper and fill with peas, beans or rice. Bake for 10 min, then remove the weight and bake for other 5 min till golden brown.  Cool for an hour.

Make the filling:
4. Heat the sugar and water on low heat till syrup forms. Take off the fire and add the cream. It will bubble. Keep heating until it gets creamy. Add chocolate, let it melt, mix well.

5. Add the eggs, mix well again. Fill into the pastry shells. Let it cool down completely.

Make the cream:
6. Melt all the ingredients in a hot water bath on low heat. Mix into smooth cream, carefully pour over the filling in the shells. Let them cool down.

Make the decoration:
7. Melt the white chocolate in a hot water bath, fill the chocolate into a parchment paper tube and make the drawings on the top of the tarts.

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P.S. So friends, how were they?? I did not try a single one! :D

Enjoy, K.

recipe from “Kūkas” by M. Neri

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