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Chocolate Tart
  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Method

You can make this particular recipe with the recipe for Sweet Tart Dough!

For the chocolate tart crust

  • Place a pan over medium heat. Add the butter and let it melt.
  • In a food processor, beat the cookies, cocoa powder and icing sugar until completely ground.
  • Add the melted butter and beat again until completely incorporated.
  • Line a 23 cm round spring form pan with parchment paper.
  • Transfer the dough to the spring form pan and spread it with your hands to cover the bottom and sides as well as the rim to give it a nice border. You can also use a glass to help you.
  • Refrigerate for 1 hour.

For the ganache

  • In a pot, add the heavy cream. Place over medium heat for 2-3 minutes until it comes to a boil.
  • In a bowl, break up the couverture into small pieces with your hands.
  • Remover pot from heat and pour the hot cream over the couverture in the bowl.
  • Add the orange zest and allow it to sit for 30 seconds so that the couverture can begin to melt. Slowly stir with a spatula, until the couverture melts completely and is incorporated.
  • Optionally, you can place the heavy cream, couverture pieces and orange zest in a bowl and microwave for 2-3 minutes at 700-800 Watts.

To assemble

  • Remove the tart shell from the refrigerator and add all the ganache.
  • Refrigerate for 2-3 hours or set aside at room temperature for 4-5 hours to allow the ganache to set.

To serve

  • Spread the whipped cream over the top with a spatula.
  • Sprinkle with cocoa powder and serve with mint leaves.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

410
Calories (kcal)
21 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

29.3
Total Fat (g)
42 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

17.2
Saturated Fat (g)
86 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

30.4
Total Carbs (g)
12 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

21.9
Sugars (g)
24 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.1
Protein (g)
10 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.4
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.35
Sodium (g)
6 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.