Tarte au Chocolat – Gourmet Chocolate Tart

By Jackie DeKnock  ,

November 26, 2015

Another delicious, yet so simple recipe from Monique at our Art de Vivre in the Loire Culinary Vacation from France. She really is ‘the’ Martha Stewart’ of France. This tart fills your mouth with simple decadence in every small bite.

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1 pastry shell

355ml sour cream (1 1/2 c)

150ml milk (2/3 c)

300gr dark chocolate

2 eggs


Preheat the oven 200° C (395° F) bake the pastry for 10 minutes. Break chocolate in small cubes. Pour the sour cream & milk into a pan. Boil the mixture & add chocolate away from heat. Beat the eggs with a fork & add to the chocolate mixture very quickly (this is the most delicate part of the process). Reduce the heat 160° C (320° F) & pour the preparation over the pastry. Bake for 18 minutes et voila!

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