Almond chocolate valentines tart

Almond chocolate valentines tart
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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. Add the melted butter and combine well.
  3. Press the mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 23cm (9") heart shaped cake tin.
  4. Bake the crust in the middle of the oven for 15 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.

To make the filling:

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

Recipe from Whitworths.

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Tip

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Ingredients

Crust:
125g Ginger Biscuits
115g 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 Flaked Almonds

Notes

Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6-8
Nutrition: n/a