Almond Chocolate Valentines Tart…

Almond Chocolate Valentines Tart…

Serves: 6-8


Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients:

Crust:


Filling:


Topping:

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 responses to “Almond Chocolate Valentines Tart…”

  1. The Tablescaper says:

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

  2. Corinne says:

    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 x

  3. Clairejustine oxox says:

    Hi Julie, thanks for stopping by 🙂

  4. Katherines Corner says:

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

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