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Sea Salt Chocolate Tart Recipe

This chocolate is simply decadent and it’s advisable to serve it in small slices due to its richness. You could even serve with a raspberry coulis or fresh berries on the side with the whipped cream. A good dessert to make in advance, as it can be frozen. 

Serves: 8
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 2.5 hours

Ingredients 

  • 1 x 375g sheet of shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 300ml double cream
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp sea salt, plus extra to serve
  • 50g butter, at room temperature
  • 200g dark chocolate, chopped
  • 50ml fresh milk
To serve:
  • Whipped cream

Ingredients 

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan/gas mark 4. Roll out the pastry and use it to line a 20cm loose-bottomed tart tin. Cover with parchment paper and fill with baking beans. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
  2. Remove the beans and paper and bake for another 10 minutes until golden brown.
  3. Combine the cream, sugar and salt in a saucepan over a medium heat, stirring frequently. As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from the heat and stir in the butter and chocolate until melted.
  4. Leave to sit for one minute, then stir in the milk until the mixture is shiny.
  5. Pour into the tart shell and leave at room temperature for about two hours until set.
  6. Sprinkle sea salt flakes over the top and serve with whipped cream.

Per Serving 530kcals, 40.4g fat (17.3g saturated), 37.8g, carbs, 14.3g sugars, 5.3g protein, 1.3g ­ bre, 0.131g sodium

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