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Almond Chocolate Tart


We in Malaysia had a very exciting weekend as Sunday, 5th May 2013   was our  long awaited 13th General Election.  The day seemed to drag on at a snail's pace and to keep myself busy, I made these nutty tarts so that we can snack on them while waiting eagerly for the results to be announced.  The nibbed almonds blended very well with the bittersweet chocolate to which I've added some Kahlua.




Recipe for Almond Chocolate Tart (please refer  here  for the sweet crust pastry)

    Ingredients for the filling
    • 40 gm nibbed almonds
    • 1  Tbsp golden syrup
    • 1  Tbsp Kahlua
    • 1  Tbsp melted butter
    • 1 oz dark unsweetened chocolate, melted
    • 1/2  egg
    • 1.1/2 oz sugar
    Method
    1. Melt the chocolate, set to cool.
    2. In a bowl, whisk the eggs, add in sugar, golden syrup, melted butter, salt and Kahlua.  Continue whisking, stir in the melted chocolate, mix well.
    3. Pour the filling onto the tart shell.
    4. Sprinkle on the nibbed almonds.
    5. Place tarts on a baking sheet and bake for about 25 mins. till filling has puffed but is still wobbly when gently shaken.
    6. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
    7. Serve warm with whipping cream or Vanilla ice cream or on its own.
    8. Yield :  4  x  four inch diameter tarts.



Comments

  1. The tart looks really yummy and delicious.

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  2. That filling sounds wonderful! Looks great too.

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  3. Cheah, This is my favourite dessert. I want to have this chocolate tart for tea break. :)

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  4. Almond and chocolate are best friends! The tartlets look marvelous.

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  5. That looks so yummy! Been a while since my last tart, I should try to bake another one:)

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  6. I love anything with chocolate and almonds so this is a winner! reminds me of ferrero :D

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