Chocolate Tarts Recipe

 
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Chocolate Tarts
  • Recipe Servings: 12
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Homemade pastry dough filled in with glossy chocolate mixture, baked good.

Ingredients of Chocolate Tarts

  • 2 cups flour (maida)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar-powdered
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 cup butter or ghee
  • 1 tsp vinegar
  • 1 egg-slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • Cold water-as required
  • For the filling:
  • 240 gm cooking chocolate (or semi sweet chocolate)-chopped fine
  • 60 gm butter
  • 4 eggs-separated
  • 3 cups sugar

How to Make Chocolate Tarts

  • 1.Sieve the flour and mix in the salt, sugar and baking powder.
  • 2.Cut the butter into it till and mix to a crumbly mixture.
  • 3.Add vinegar and egg or cold milk and mix into a stiff dough. Use cold water only if required.
  • 4.Wrap in cling foil or cover and keep in a cool place to rest about 15 minutes.
  • 5.Line tart mould with the pastry dough, prick with a fork and bake in a 375F-180C oven till a light brown (about 15 minutes).
  • 6.Remove from oven and cool.
  • For the filling:
  • 1.In double boiler melt chocolate and butter until smooth then let cool slightly.
  • 2.In separate bowl lightly beat egg yolks. Using a spatula fold in to chocolate mixture.
  • 3.In large bowl beat the egg white till they form peaks.
  • 4.Gradually add all the sugar until the whites turn glossy. Fold the chocolate mixture into the whites just until no white streaks remain.
  • 5.Preheat oven to 375 F-180 C. Fill the tart shells with the chocolate mixture and bake for 18 minutes until the tops are firm and a knife inserted comes out clean.
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