Almond Chocolate Valentines Tart…

Almond Chocolate Valentines Tart…

Serves: 6-8


Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

Crust:

  • 125g Ginger Biscuits
  • 115g Whitworths Ground Almonds
  • 50g Sugar
  • 60g Butter, melted


Filling:

  • 300g Dark Chocolate, chopped into small pieces
  • 225ml Whipping Cream
  • 3 Medium Eggs
  • 50g Sugar
  • 1tbsp Flour 
  • 100g Whitworths Flaked Almonds


Topping:

  • Fresh strawberries
  • Chopped almonds

Method:

To make the crust:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C / fan 160°C / gas mark 4.
  2. In a food processor grind the ginger biscuits, ground almonds and sugar. 
  3. Add the melted butter and combine well.
  4. Press the mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 23cm (9″) heart shaped cake tin.
  5. Bake the crust in the middle of the oven for 15 minutes. 
  6. Cool on a wire rack.



To make the filling:

  1. Combine the chopped chocolate and whipping cream in a saucepan. 
  2. Whisk over a low heat until chocolate is melted and smooth then remove the saucepan from the heat.
  3. Whisk the eggs, sugar and flour in a bowl to blend. 
  4. Very gradually whisk the chocolate mixture into the egg mixture until smooth and blended.
  5. Gently stir in 80g of the flaked almonds.
  6. Pour the chocolate filling into the crust, sprinkle remaining flaked almonds on top in a heart shape.
  7. Bake the chocolate tart for 30 minutes then transfer onto a cooling rack.
  8. Cool for 1 hour before serving.
  9. Topped with strawberries and chopped almonds.

Recipe and photo credits by Whitworths

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7 Comments

  1. The Tablescaper
    January 23, 2014 / 1:07 pm

    This looks wonderful!Thanks for being part of the Blog Hop.- Alma, The Tablescaper

    • Clairejustine oxox
      January 27, 2014 / 7:56 pm

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  2. Corinne
    January 23, 2014 / 1:48 pm

    I read this on my iPhone in bed at like 10:30 this morning. I was so hungry and then after seeing this I wanted to eat my own arm.That's a compliment, by the way. It looks wonderful!Corinne xwww.skinnedcartree.com

    • Clairejustine oxox
      January 27, 2014 / 7:57 pm

      I need to eat a slice now with my tea 🙂

  3. Clairejustine oxox
    January 25, 2014 / 8:27 am

    Hi Julie, thanks for stopping by 🙂

  4. Katherines Corner
    January 26, 2014 / 3:08 am

    Claire it is pretty and surely delicious too. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop . Big Hugs

    • Clairejustine oxox
      January 27, 2014 / 7:58 pm

      Thanks for the comment Katherine 🙂

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