Chocolate Tart

Ingredients & Directions


Sweet short crust pastry;
-frozen
8 oz Plain chocolate
1/2 lb Unsalted butter
Dark muscovado sugar
Cocoa powder
4 Eggs
Demerara sugar
Instant coffee

Roll out the pastry and use to line the base and sides of a 23cm
wide, 3cm deep fluted tin. Bake blind at 200C/400F/gas 6 for 15
minutes or until the base is dry.

Put the chocolate, butter and sugar in a bowl over a pan of warm
water, stirring until warm, smooth and melted.

Mix the cocoa and coffee with the hot water stirring until smooth.

In a bowl, beat the eggs until frothy and stir in the other two
mixtures.

Pour into the pastry case and bake at 130C/260F/gas 1 for 40-45
minutes, or until firm and risen. Serve warm or cold.


Yields
1 servings

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