Chocolate tart with pears

Preparation time

> 30 min

Difficulty

Medium

Servings

8 pers.

Occasion

Reimagined classics

The sweet, delicate flavour of pear pairs perfectly with bittersweet dark chocolate in this impressive-looking tart.

INGREDIENTS & EQUIPMENTS

  • 150 g Cailler Cuisine Noir 64%, crumbled
  • 1 rolled out sheet shortcrust pastry (approx. 22 cm Ø)
  • 60 g butter, in pieces
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 3 pears
  • a baking tin approx. 30 cm Ø
  • a knife
  • a fork
  • a whisk
  • a bowl
  • a pan
  • a spatula

PREPARATION

Preparation time

> 30 min

Total Time

Approx. 35 min
  1. 1Line baking tin with paper, then pastry, and prick it all over (see tip 1).
  2. 2Melt the chocolate and butter in a thin-walled bowl over a pan of gently simmering water, stir until smooth and allow to cool slightly.
  3. 3Add eggs and flour, spread mixture over pastry.
  4. 4Peel and slice pears (see tip 2). Arrange pear wedges on chocolate mixture and pastry.
  5. 5Bake 25 minutes on the bottom shelf of oven preheated to 220°C. Remove and cool on a wire rack.

TOP TIP

1. Prick pastry all over with a fork.
2. Peel pears, remove pips with corer and cut into thin wedges.