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Double 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.

Method

For the tart shell

  • Preheat oven to 160* C (320* F) Fan.
  • Beat the flour, icing sugar, cocoa powder, butter and salt in a mixer until all of the ingredients are completely combined.
  • Add the egg, at room temperature along with the cold water and beat.
  • When the dough comes together nicely, transfer to a prepared 25 cm springform pan. Slice off the ends that are overhanging from the pan.
  • Cover with 2 pieces of plastic wrap, in a crisscross manner. Add cooking weights or beans so that the dough doesn’t rise. Fold the ends of the wrap inward.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, remove weights and wrap and bake for another 15 minutes.

For the white chocolate buttercream

  • Chop the white couverture in to pieces and place in a bowl. Place over a saucepan with boiling water to create a bain marie. Stir with a spatula until it melts and spread in a pan. Set it aside to cool.
  • In a mixer’s bowl, add the chilled butter, cut into small cubes along with the icing sugar and beat until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  • When ready, add the white chocolate from the pan and beat again until fluffy.
  • Transfer buttercream to a pastry bag and decorate surface of tart by making small flower shapes (rosettes).

For the ganache

  • In a saucepan, add the heavy cream and place over medium heat. Bring to a boil.
  • In a bowl, add the couverture cut in to small pieces and the hot heavy cream. Let the mixture sit for a little so that the chocolate softens and mix until it melts completely.
  • Add the coffee liqueur and mix.
  • Pour the ganache over the tart and buttercream. Refrigerate for 2-3 hours to chill.
  • When ready, remove from refrigerator and allow to cool.
  • Serve with fresh mint.
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Nutritional
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

487
Calories (kcal)
24 %

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.

34.0
Total Fat (g)
49 %

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.

21.0
Saturated Fat (g)
105 %

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.

38.0
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

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.

26.0
Sugars (g)
29 %

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.

5.3
Protein (g)
11 %

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.

2.3
Fibre (g)
9 %

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.

0.0
Sodium (g)
0 %

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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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